Saturday, February 25, 2006

Halliburton Prisons for Martial Law

. . . in response to Hurricane Katrina in Sept. 2005, according to the Washington Post, White House senior adviser Karl Rove told the governor of Louisiana, Kathleen Babineaux Blanco, that she should explore legal options to impose martial law "or as close as we can get." The White House tried vigorously, but ultimately failed, to compel Gov. Blanco to yield control of the state National Guard.

Halliburton Subsidiary Gets Contract to Add Temporary
Immigration Detention Centers

By Rachel L. Swarns, New York Times, Saturday,
February 4, 2006, National Desk, Late Edition - Final,
Section A, Page 7, Column 1, 741 words

The Army Corps of Engineers has awarded a contract
worth up to $385 million for building temporary
immigration detention centers to Kellogg Brown Root,
the Halliburton subsidiary that has been criticized
for overcharging the Pentagon for its work in Iraq…


Homeland Security Contracts for Vast New Detention

by Peter Dale Scott, February 6, 2006, Pacific News

A little-known $385 million contract for Halliburton
subsidiary KBR to build detention facilities for "an
emergency influx of immigrants" ,,,


Halliburton Detention Centers

By Margaret Kimberley, Freedom Rider, Black
Commentator, Issue 171 - February 16, 2006

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Thanks to C.B. for sending this in.


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