Sunday, August 22, 2010

Pentagon Going into Afghan Carpet Business...Seriously

U.S. set to award $1 million contract to expand the market for Afghan carpets
Now, U.S. officials, hoping to stem what they see as a huge loss of potential income and jobs for Afghans, are getting into the rug business.

The Pentagon is poised to award a one-year, no-bid contract worth about $1 million to Tremayne Consulting to expand the market for Afghan carpets, a senior defense official said, speaking anonymously under rules set by the Pentagon.

Your tax dollars setting up an Afghan carpet business. Just think about the justice of that when you're cashing your unemployment check.

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