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DUBAI COMPANY TAKES OVER NINE U.S. MILITARY FACILITIES
May 5, 2006
As I warned earlier in this column
United Arab Emirates company has been given control of some
nine U.S. military facilities. The deal is now official.
According to an AP report that ran in my hometown newspaper,
The Pensacola News Journal, on Saturday, April 29, 2006,
"President Bush has approved the takeover by a Dubai-owned
company of American plants that make parts for jets and tanks
after a review that seems to have satisfied lawmakers who helped
block an earlier Dubai deal." The AP report also said, "Initial
reaction from Capitol Hill was favorable."
Specifically, the Dubai company takes over control of at least nine
factories, including military production facilities in Connecticut
and Georgia. Dubai settled the deal for $1.2 billion.
Therefore, Dubai will now take over operations of factories that
produce engine components and turbine blades for military
platforms. Clients include Boeing, General Electric, Honeywell,
and Pratt and Whitney. Please understand that when we talk about
a Dubai company we are talking about a foreign government!
Unlike the private British companies that formerly held these
contracts, the Dubai company is a state owned company. Yes,
Martha, that means that a foreign government, a government that
has direct ties to terrorists, is now in charge of several U.S.
military facilities! And the reaction to this foreign takeover on
Capitol Hill was "favorable."
Not only was this Dubai deal received favorably in Washington,
D.C., the mainstream media has virtually ignored the story. Be
honest. How many of you even knew this happened? The story to
which I alluded at the top of this column came from page 8C of my
local newspaper. That's right. Page 8C. No front page or even
second, third, or fourth page news for this one.
Does anyone smell a rat?
If the American people truly understood the depth and degree to
which America's big business and political leaders are mired in
international commercial activities, it would probably scare us half
No wonder the Bush administration and members of Congress
allow and even encourage illegal immigration. No wonder virtually
everything we buy anymore is made outside the United States. No
wonder America's factories are almost all closed down. No wonder
it doesn't matter to a tinker's dam how many letters we write or
phone calls we make to our lawmakers in Washington. No wonder
our congressmen take frequent "fact finding" trips overseas (at
taxpayer expense, no less). No wonder un-American trade deals
such as NAFTA, GATT, and soon-to-come FTAA sail through the
halls of Congress no matter how unpopular they are with the
Let's face it: for the most part, America's business and political
leaders have sold America down the old proverbial river! In my
opinion, they are no better than Benedict Arnold!
Now we have a Middle Eastern nation, which has direct ties to
international terrorism, running several U.S. factories (on U.S.
soil) responsible for producing sophisticated military hardware,
and barely anyone in Washington, D.C., gives it a second thought!
Of course, while the President and Congress put out the welcome
mat for the UAE (and for illegal aliens of every stripe), they
continue to pass legislation (or worse, don't even worry about
legality) creating a Big Brother society for the American citizenry.
Believe me, the American people are constantly under Big
Brother's microscope, and if you don't believe it, just try
purchasing something over $5,000 with cash and see what happens
to you. In the meantime, these same politicians, CEOs, CFOs,
international bankers, and media moguls make billion dollar
business deals with virtually every socialist dictator, Marxist
government, and rogue regime on earth on a daily basis!
Until the American people shake off their infatuation with the two-
party system and begin holding their elected representatives
accountable to the U.S. Constitution, there will be no change in the
direction of the country. Big money interests control both major
parties, which is why nothing changes no matter who is elected.
So, in the meantime, the United Arab Emirates begins its takeover
of 9 U.S. military facilities.
In addition, if you share the lackadaisical attitude of Congress, you
might not want to read a Washington Times report stating that
there are so many foreign companies controlling American
facilities that we cannot even count them all. The story is located
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