The 25 Most Vicious Iraq War Profiteers

War is BIG money! Though most people realize that, not too many people know who is profiting. So, without further ado, here are the 25 most vicious Iraq war profiteers…

[From The 25 Most Vicious Iraq War Profiteers | Business Pundit

George Bush claims the war is about terrorism, and freeing the Iraq people from “an evil dictator”. Not true. Here is another perspective of how politicians talk in circles!

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I am heading out to donate blood today, and I really hate needles. I do it as I have the ability to absorb iron more than most people, and need to get rid of it. It is a good excuse to give blood to those in need. It seems to get easier every time, but my first donation didn’t go as well…

The first time I went, I felt really good. I came there with my ipod, listening to Tool, felt pumped up, and thought it would be a piece of cake. Mr. Confidence! As long as I didn’t look at the needle, I thought I would be fine. I thought everything was going well, and once the donation was complete, I went over to the cookie and juice table. Within a few minutes, my hearing started to go(ringing…), and I started to get some blurry vision. I thought, “dude, get it together. You are in good shape(mountain biker), and the youngest here.” Now, here I was donating the first time, getting jabbed by a needle the size of a pen( I shit you not), and I was the youngest person in there by 20 years.

So, I really didn’t want to pass out. Apparently, I had no choice… A nurse saw me looking very pale, and kind of green, and called out some code that gets everyone’s attention! Great, now I am causing a scene. Immediately a swarm of people are on me, and I am put on a bed next to the cookie table. I had to lie there for 20 minutes while all the seniors got their cookies and tea, and tried to make small talk with me. The first question seemed to be, “is this your first time?”. How humiliating. But I believe in self flogging, so I kept going. It does get easier, but I always have in the back of my mind, what if?

A long intro into a comic over at dustinland.com. It reminded me of my first time, and how some of us aren’t as tough as we let on…

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