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11-20-2010, 07:15 PM
Coming out of lurk mode to recommend a documentary called Bulletproof Salesman. Did a brief search and didn't see any mention of this movie here. This guy sells modified Land cruisers in war zones. In a product testing sequence they put >600 rounds in a 100. Thought you folks would be interested. I streamed it from Netflix.
There is no such thing as a bulletproof car.
Cool. I just added it to my instant queue.
"As an armored luxury car salesman, Fidelis Cloer has made a fortune from America's war in Iraq. This documentary examines how this successful German war profiteer earns money when violence increases and soldiers' lives are threatened. A dedicated capitalist who roots for the escalation of the war, Cloer predicted correctly that the situation in Iraq would deteriorate and provide opportunities for him to get rich."
11-21-2010, 01:08 AM
Just watched it. Very differant to veiw Americans through a window of a differant nationality! If I visit Afganistan or Iraq I want one of his Land Cruisers!
11-21-2010, 07:31 AM
war profiteer earns money when violence increases
Source Watch: War Profiteering (http://www.sourcewatch.org/index.php?title=War_profiteering)
10 Worst Profiteers of 2004
The following list was released by the Center for Corporate Policy:
Aegis Defence Services
BKSH and Associates
CACI International and Titan Corporation
Open Secrets: Lockheed Martin (http://www.opensecrets.org/pacs/lookup2.php?strID=C00303024&cycle=2010)
Total to Democrats: $891,500
Total to Republicans: $583,250
Total to Democrats: $129,000
Total to Republicans: $150,000
Soros buys Halliburton (http://blog.foreignpolicy.com/posts/2007/02/27/soros_buys_halliburton)
CorpWatch: War & Disaster Profiteering (http://www.corpwatch.org/article.php?list=type&type=124)
"Just about five years ago they were about to go under. Then this Iraq War started."
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