Issues: Domestic

Windfall profits and war profiteers

Why haven't we taxed windfall profits and demanded salary caps for executives of oil companies and others (Haliburon/KBR, Blackwater, Bechtel, Titan, Aegis, Custer Battles, General Dynamics, Nour, etc) who are reaping obscene profits from the prosecution of the war. Why not repeal the subsidies, demand repayment of same and tax the profits and tell them they can make their money back when Iraqi oil starts paying for the war? As it stands now, they will be reaping those benefits soon enough. Why should tax payers pay the bill AND send their kids AND THEN pay 3 times for gas what they were paying before we went?


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