Artorius Castus

Building Blackwater

Posted in Uncategorized by Patrick Truax on October 13, 2007



By Robert O’Harrow Jr. and Dana Hedgpeth
Washington Post Staff Writers
Saturday, October 13, 2007; Page A01

MOYOCK, N.C. Erik Prince bounded up the stairs of a sand-colored building and paused on the flat roof, a high point of the 7,000-acre facility in North Carolina known as Blackwater Lodge and Training Center.

As owner of Blackwater, he has been the focus of intense scrutiny recently by Congress and critics because the company’s private security forces have at times operated with impunity in Iraq, including allegations that they murdered innocent civilians. But on a steamy afternoon this week, just days after testifying on Capitol Hill, Prince seemed like a king surveying his domain.

A pretty fair report on Blackwater from the Compost. I still believe the distrust of BW comes from Bush derangement syndrome-anything that is even remotely connected to Bush, is fair game. I guess this week it is Blackwater’s turn in the media manufactured hot seat..

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Blackwater Training Facility

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Black Water Counter-Piracy vessel

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Blackwater parachute Team.

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  1. Patrick Truax said, on October 13, 2007 at 8:38 pm

    Blackwater will either suffer horribly under a new Clinton Occupation, or prosper greatly. An outfit like this one COULD be a private army for the C-in-C. But I believe Price would recoil at the thought of doing Political dirty work for the Clintons..


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