Herself - Scott Helvenston's Mother. Correct title and year of release are mandatory. Preventing investigations, and changing opinions. Cast Cast overview, first billed only:. The only options anyone suggests are either more unilateral imperialism where external countries impose their vision on the middle east, or if that fails, more multilateral imperialism where a coalition of countries impose their vision on the middle east. And by the way, we would have gotten Iraqis off the street and given them jobs. When do a crap job,and your caught stealing from the company who employs you….
First: Procuring actual evidence of wrong-doing is very likely impossible. Second: They Congress know that going after Cheney would open the door for all of them to be investigated and possibly tried. It's amazing that simply staying the hell out isn't even considered as an option. Predictably, no executive from any of the accused companies appears on camera. At this the President dances and jokes and grins like a monkey. Do you really believe that the Vice-president, the former head of Halliburton, is not actively involved? To some, the movie may not seem objective.
That fucking asshole Cheney there are others, but he's the most obvious have never had to answer some very serious questions about where, exactly, their loyalties are. Producer-Director: Robert Greenwald Cast: Katy Helvenston; Hollie Hulett; April and Kim Johnson; Shane Ratliff; Donna, Jozo and Tom Zovko; Bill Peterson; Edward Sanchez; Ben Carter; Janis Karpinski; Geoff Millard. Despite the emotional weight of the accusations, no actual evidence is produced to convict the company of wrongdoing. You can't think of a single example of an islamic empire that was not saudi led and us funded throughout history? Synopsis: The film starts with the events of March 2004 in Fallujah, where four Blackwater contractors were ambushed, set afire, their burned corpses dragged through the streets and then finally displayed hanging from a bridge. He fought in Iraq for just a few weeks before he was shot and returned home into a ruined body. Greenwald says he asked and they refused. How does Halliburton legally steal from the american government and american citizens? What's fascinating about this documentary is it shows the thin line between villains the soldiers in this film and the heroes other soldiers.
The war in Iraq is something that many people have allready forgotten after the burst of the immo-bubble, , the new , etc. Sure they willl, it's a war zone. The argument they made was that there had to be an international push to topple Saddam and to stay there long enough to stabilize the country and help them get a democratic government in place, to prevent that from happening. This would be fine if others and American lives didn't have to pay for them. They have money, power and influence. Please be respectful to other users.
But it's dependent on funding from the state and corporations that collude with the state. Who better to do those jobs? It has been proven that Halliburton steals huge amounts of money from the U. Tillman's death was covered up by the Bush administration. However, there are places in Hell waiting for these people. For now, the audience is left confused about which allegations are actually being investigated. This is the story of what happens to everyday Americans when corporations go to war. Both are equally good and both get top billing for two of the.
Please subscribe on Facebook, Twitter or our newsletter to make sure you never miss one of our new documentaries online. But more to the point, what difference does it make to the facts? He highlights an April 2004 incident in which six truck drivers, employed by Halliburton, were ambushed and killed en route to Baghdad International Airport. The site has a list of upcoming screenings around the world, hosted by people, clubs, companies and schools. Are you absolutely certain you can't remember anything about for example an ottoman empire or anything like that? This documentary includes interviews with lower-level service personnel who were convicted. But who are the real war profiteers. These guys aren't going to jail, the politicians and military personnel that let it happen aren't going to be indicted or fined; the money is long gone and we're never getting it back.
But there is one group of people that profits in any case from this war — the private contractors that do everything in Iraq from private Armys to helicopter mechanics. For example, Greenwald takes issue with retired military personnel working for private security firms, portraying that as certain wink-wink-nod corruption. This Academy Award-nominated documentary deftly examines the mistakes that were made, who made them, and why they were made. I have one foot in each camp on this, I think the people who said this made a very compelling argument that the situation in Iraq was going to deteriorate to what we see today with or without intervention, but I think the way the intervention was done was a colossal mistake and may have made things even worse, by setting off the trigger for these circumstances earlier rather than later, and not following up by doing what had to be done to ensure they could stand on their own legs afterwards. We do this for the love of documentary films and hope you enjoy our selection! He did it for his ego.
All those connected cronies and their preppy grandsons, over there, playing games with a nation's economy. The American people were in a quandary about the search for weapons of mass destruction that should have taken six months but dragged on for years. I've gone over the cozy relationship that Dick Cheney had with Halliburton, beginning when he was secretary of defense under Bush the First. Personal attacks or comments that insult, demean or threaten users will be removed and result in bans. Even today, 12 years after the withdrawal of troops and the end of the Iraq war, war profiteers still exist, and they will not go down without a fight.
A few years after this documentary was released, Young died from complications as a result of his war wounds. Himself - Civil Rights Attorney. You figure out the profit percentage. Written by The math is very simple. The billions of dollars that we are spending in Iraq is going to companies that are major Republican contributers and they are not accountable for the fraud, waste, and abuse they are perpetrating on the American people. What I'm wondering about now, is why there doesn't seem to be any noise coming out of Jordan.
Both films capture the intensity of infantry combat in a way that no other documentary has ever done. And there has never been a good investigation by Congress of all this money that was just pissed away into the hands of Halliburton and several other politically connected friends. Himself - Brother of Jerry Zovko. So, if you have a sponsor who wants to shape public opinion, you might see this happening. My blood started to boil as soon as I read the title.