More Fuckery

In case you were wondering why 45* has been kind of impatient with "his" generals about Afghanistan, wonder no more.

Raw Story, Sarah Burris:

During a panel discussion on President Donald Trump’s many conflicts of interest, Michael D’Antonio, author of The Truth About Trump, blasted his financial surplus in the wake of his presidency. 

According to the Financial Times, Blackwater founder Erik Prince — who happens to be Education Secretary Betsy DeVos’s brother — has proposed a two-year plan to supply 5,000 mercenaries and close to 100 aircraft, bringing the total cost of the U.S. effort to turn round a failing war to less than $10 billion a year.


I liked it a lot better when the only guys with private armies were Bond villains.

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