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Thread: Halliburton hired for storm cleanup

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    Re: Halliburton hired for storm cleanup

    Quote Originally Posted by Blimpie
    Sounds more like the "selective amnesia" illness on your part.
    The widow is gathering nettles for her children's dinner; a perfumed seigneur, delicately lounging in the Oeil de Boeuf, hath an alchemy whereby he will extract the third nettle and call it rent. ~ Carlyle

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    THAT'S A FACT JACK!! GAC's Avatar
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    Re: Halliburton hired for storm cleanup

    Quote Originally Posted by Rojo
    The "they all do it" defense.
    Not defending anything. Simply stating a reality when it comes to politics - take care of your own.
    "panic" only comes from having real expectations

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    Harry Chiti Fan registerthis's Avatar
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    Re: Halliburton hired for storm cleanup

    IN all honesty, this clean up effort will be so massive and lengthy, you pretty much have to have a mega-corp like Halliburton running it. Like I said, if the bidding process was competitive, and if Hallburton was selected based on that--and I have no reason to think that they weren't--then the job should go to them.

    But before anyone reads into this as some love affair of Halliburton, I think the management in that company is as corrupt as can be, regardless of their capabilities. The billions of dollars in Iraq that are unaccounted for, and the UNBID contracts for the reconstruction of that nation, are both glaring examples.
    We'll burn that bridge when we get to it.

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