Almost four years after the toppling of Saddam Hussein, Iraqâ€™s healthcare system is still a shambles. Dozens of incomplete clinics and warehoused equipment are a testament to the failed U.S. experiment to reconstruct Iraq.
While recent news coverage has speculated on the post-war reconstruction gravy train that U.S. corporations stand to gain from, Dick Cheney's former company is already profiting from war time contracts.
The Houston-based Enron Methanol Plant is the single largest contributor to the political ambitions of George W. Bush. For years, Bush has been granting the company special concessions that allow it to pollute without a permit and has given it immunity from prosecution for violating environmental law.