FEMA outsources mobile morgue

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Same old story. While the mind-numbing debate over Bush's culpability for the deaths in the Gulf rages on, he's already awarding contracts to his family friends: "Waltrip, chairman of [Service Corporation International] SCI, is a longtime friend of Bush's father, former President George Herbert Walker Bush. The firm's political action committee donated $45,000 to George W. Bush's 1994 gubernatorial campaign.

But the fun doesn't end there. These folks aren't exactly the model of integrity:
"The Menorah Gardens cemetery chain, owned by SCI, desecrated vaults, removed hundreds of bodies from two cemeteries in Florida and dumped the gruesome remains in woods frequented by wild hogs, investigators discovered in 2001. In one case, a backhoe was used to crack open a vault, remove corpses and make room for more dead bodies."
"SCI paid $100 million to settle a lawsuit filed by outraged family members of the deceased."
(Raw Story)

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