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We’re open honest Americans trying to do a good job. If they don’t like what we’re doing then [snaps fingers ] cut off that revenue steam right now.

— Erik Prince, founder and owner of Blackwater Worldwide, which has seen its revenue from the federal government grow from $1 million to $600 million since 2001, defending his company’s reputation from critics who call it an “out-of-control, mercenary force”; Oct. 13.

In this administration, accountability goes by the boards. That goes equally for misconduct and for incompetence. If you get caught, they will get you immunity. If you get convicted, they will commute your sentence.

— Sen. Patrick J. Leahy (D-Vt.), a member of two committees that oversee the State and Justice departments.
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Written by Dr. Denny Wilkins

November 1, 2007 at 12:08 pm

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