Concern # 9: Mercenaries Hired with Tax Dollars

The U.S. government uses taxpayer dollars to covertly hire mercenaries because it knows the U.S. Congress and the public will not support the deployment of troops so more conflicts.

For each category of concern we provide a list of issues, sample messages and the mailing address of the corporate CEOs
who need to be encouraged to Give a Ratz Ass about the damage they cause.
Drink the water, write the message, mail the bottle. Give a Ratz Ass!

Blackwater Blackwater profits from misery and death.
Blackwater Corporate Office
7243 NW 54th St.
Miami, FL 33166
INFO: Center for Public Integrity
NEWS: Grand Rapids protests war criminal Erik Prince, founder of Blackwater
The founder of the private army Blackwater is responsible for war crimes in Iraq and Afghanistan.
CIA Global shadow war with hired gunman
Central Intelligence Agency
Office of Public Affairs
Washington, DC 20505
INFO: Global Research
NEWS: CIA has new Shadow Army
The CIA decided that there was no aspect of secret war which couldn’t be corporatized.
Halliburton Unilateral bidding, overcharging government, special treatment
3000 N. Sam Houston Pkwy E
Houston, TX 77032
INFO: Halliburton Watch
NEWS: Billions of dollar for Iraq-related contracts
Haliburton and its vast subsidiaries have been involved in incidents of pollution -Deepwater Horizon, questionable combat activities and providing services to Iran.
Secret Armies An enormous amount of taxpayer money is spent trying to keep what these entities do on a daily basis a secret
Headquarters, United States Special Operations Command
7701 Tampa Point Boulevard
MacDill Air Force Base, FL 33621
INFO: The Verge
NEWS: 10 Secret US Forces
Over the past decade, the increased usage of clandestine tactics – special ops, private assassins, spies, and proxy armies – has blurred the lines between the CIA and the military.
Assassinations No due process is accorded. No charges or trials are necessary.
The White House
1600 Pennsylvania Avenue NW
Washington, DC 20500
INFO: Common Dreams
NEWS: Obama authorizes assassination of U.S. citizen
The President of the United States, according to Justice Department's top lawyer, reserves the right to use lethal military force against U.S. citizens on U.S. soil without judicial review or due process.