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Associated Press

The Pentagon posted an announcement of the $422,000 contract Wednesday. The notice says the Defense Department skipped open bidding for the contract in part because the project needs to be finished quickly to avoid delaying the war crimes tribunals.

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David Isenberg, Huff Post

The government actually pays service contractors at rates far exceeding the cost of employing federal employees to perform comparable functions. POGO's study analyzed the total compensation paid to federal and private sector employees, and annual bi

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Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe

The new deficit commission will hold its first substantive meeting on Tuesday, and the military contractors will be out in force to protect their profits. They’ll be working to cash in on hundreds millions of dollars in campaign donations and lobbyin

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Robert Greenwald and Derrick Crowe, Guardian

War spending costs us jobs compared to other ways of spending the money. For every billion dollars we spend on war, instead of education, renewable energy technology or even simple tax cuts for consumption, we lose between 3,200 and 11,700 jobs, at l

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