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We're Not Mercenaries. Oh, Dear

David Isenberg | Posted 06.21.2012 | World
David Isenberg

For many years those in the private security contracting industry have argued loudly that the people who carry guns in the field are not mercenaries. And they are exactly right, as I have noted many times in the past.

Blackwater, DynCorp Changes Coming

The Nation | Jeremy Scahill | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Blackwater and DynCorp, the two leading mercenary firms servicing the US wars in Iraq and Afghanistan have both undertaken steps toward significant st...

Baseball Pretends To Be Patriotic in Order To Sell Hats for $36.99

Stephen Kaus | Posted 05.25.2011 | Sports
Stephen Kaus

Does anyone think that baseball really is having its players wear these stupid hats for patriotic reasons?

Blackwater Expanding Domestic Reach

Mike Papantonio | Posted 05.25.2011 | Politics
Mike Papantonio

The congressmen and advocacy groups that are trying to shut Blackwater down are being branded as un-American, unpatriotic liberals by the Prince family loyalists.

Brinks or Blackwater: My Frightening Encounter With A Combat-Mode Guard & His Gun

Linda Milazzo | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Linda Milazzo

The culture of the macho mercenary has grown -- the Brinks guard I encountered exhibited that similar style bravado.