Wow.. thrice cute. I hope this is making you feel much better.
Never used to feel this way, and no, it doesn't make be feel good, just sad.
But really, who cares what anyone except an American thinks, right?
I'm not sure what to tell you, screener... you have an established, if poorly vocalized, view of BWUSA that you have no doubt received from the usual media and have repeated it in a thoughtless nod to the zeitgeist.
They are mercenaries, hired for money, not patriotism.
Not responsible for their actions, thanks to Paul Bremer, allegiance to the company, not the country.
If it walks like a duck,.......
You should not be surprised that the private sector hires recognized talent from the public sector. This is common globally.
Culled from the Administration that allows them to grow and expand with a majority of the no-bid contracts they enjoy.http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Blackwater_USA
Regarding the famliles, this is a known part of the job.
Blackwater is suing the families for asking what happened.
It's part of the reason that a *few* of us take their side unless we have a reason not to, and call them "heroes" not "murderers." Pick your poison.
Hired guns, heroes, really?
Would congressional hearings be enough? Fines? Jail time? Executions of Blackwater staff?
You have a laundry list of alleged transgressions, tell us what you'd like to see done.
Make them responsible for their actions. Not untouchable.
I stand by my previously posted content, and you can stick to your (in my opinion trendy) opinions.
By not trusting mercenaries? Trendy?
At least it's not as stupid as unpatriotic, yeah, it is.