The American Empire in a Changing World


Saturday, November 17, 2012

''How BP's historic Deepwater Horizon fine will be paid by the US military''

taxpayers will pay BP's fine.........From The Guardian

''BP is the largest fuel supplier for the US department of defense, with contracts worth $2.2bn a year, according to the Wall Street Journal. Slocum points out that a convicted felon in the US is disqualified from receiving government contracts, yet BP, which he calls a convicted corporate felon, continues to receive more from the US military in yearly profits than it will be required to pay out in fine installments over the next five years.''

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