Katrina another windfall for the President’s friends?

by Writer Team | September 19, 2005 4:58 pm

As Newsinsider reported[1] a few days ago there is worrying signs that George Bush’s cronyism is threatening the Katrina relief effort.With accountability and honesty being the first victims of any of George Bush’s projects, we can only hope Government money and donor funds don’t go missing as they have in Iraq[2].As The Huffington Post reports,
“The feeling that the Katrina relief effort is going to be Iraq all over again is unavoidable when you look at the list of the companies already being awarded clean up and reconstruction contracts. It’s that old gang from Baghdad: Halliburton, Bechtel, Fluor, and the Shaw Group (which has a tasteful notice on its website saying “Hurricane Recovery Projects — Apply Here!”). Together again. A veritable moveable feast of crony capitalism.” More.[3].

  1. Newsinsider reported: https://www.newsinsider.org/201/government-contacts-getting-government-contracts-following-katrina/
  2. Iraq: https://www.newsinsider.org/101/100-million-iraqi-dollars-go-missing/
  3. More.: http://news.yahoo.com/news?tmpl=story&u=/huffpost/20050918/cm_huffpost/007481_200509172002

Source URL: https://www.newsinsider.org/208/katrina-another-windfall-for-the-presidents-friends/