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US Awards Contracts To Build Homeland Security Detention Prisons To Halliburton Subsidiary

Read this soft-titled press release carefully. This is a frightening development. The way is being prepared for martial law. This information is presently available on Halliburton's web site for authentication.
2006 Press Releases
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: January 24, 2006

KBR AWARDED U.S. DEPARTMENT OF HOMELAND SECURITY CONTINGENCY SUPPORT PROJECT FOR EMERGENCY SUPPORT SERVICES

ARLINGTON, Virginia - KBR announced today that its Government and Infrastructure division has been awarded an Indefinite Delivery/Indefinite Quantity (IDIQ) contract to support the Department of Homeland Security's (DHS) U.S. Immigration and Customs Enforcement (ICE) facilities in the event of an emergency. KBR is the engineering and construction subsidiary of Halliburton (NYSE:HAL).

With a maximum total value of $385 million over a five-year term, consisting of a one-year based period and four one-year options, the competitively awarded contract will be executed by the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers, Fort Worth District. KBR held the previous ICE contract from 2000 through 2005.

"We are especially gratified to be awarded this contract because it builds on our extremely strong track record in the arena of emergency operations support," said Bruce Stanski, executive vice president, KBR Government and Infrastructure. "We look forward to continuing the good work we have been doing to support our customer whenever and wherever we are needed."

The contract, which is effective immediately, provides for establishing temporary detention and processing capabilities to augment existing ICE Detention and Removal Operations (DRO) Program facilities in the event of an emergency influx of immigrants into the U.S., or to support the rapid development of new programs. The contingency support contract provides for planning and, if required, initiation of specific engineering, construction and logistics support tasks to establish, operate and maintain one or more expansion facilities.

The contract may also provide migrant detention support to other U.S. Government organizations in the event of an immigration emergency, as well as the development of a plan to react to a national emergency, such as a natural disaster. In the event of a natural disaster, the contractor could be tasked with providing housing for ICE personnel performing law enforcement functions in support of relief efforts.

ICE was established in March 2003 as the largest investigative arm of the Department of Homeland Security. ICE is comprised of four integrated divisions that form a 21st century law enforcement agency with broad responsibilities for a number of key homeland security priorities.

KBR is a global engineering, construction, technology and services company. Whether designing an LNG facility, serving as a defense industry contractor, or providing small capital construction, KBR delivers world-class service and performance. KBR employs more than 60,000 people in 43 countries around the world.

Halliburton, founded in 1919, is one of the world's largest providers of products and services to the petroleum and energy industries. The company serves its customers with a broad range of products and services through its Energy Services Group and KBR. Visit the company's World Wide Web site at www.halliburton.com.

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why be surprised? 21.Feb.2006 22:51

Shaker

It's just being kept in the family. The government is a Haliburton subsidiary.

KBR 22.Feb.2006 08:59

Jody Paulson

was in charge of the Hurricane Katrina contracts, too. If you want to study how "they" are preparing to execute martial law, study the Katrina fiasco.

You know, people, we really do have the power. Why are these guys still in office (Chertoff, Cheney, Bush inc...)? We need to band together and send powerful, positive energy towards those who would make the best leaders of this country. 98% of the democrats just aren't cutting it. They're all on the take, or someone's got something on them. We can't just sit here on our laurels, we have to do something. We need to look to past successful leaders like Gandhi and MLK -- non-violent direct action really accomplishes something, folks. Time is growing short.

how to gain power 23.Feb.2006 00:10

max

the people do have the power, but the power has to be used logically and rationallly. The people's power is based on their relation to the economy, i.e., the 'people' are workers, and the opposition is the owners. This should be the basis for activism and progress, anything else is sectarian and utopian. Together we are united, divided we fall.

Who is pouring the concrete? 23.Feb.2006 06:59

anon

Don't participate - don't pour the concrete, string the wire, mown the lawn. Do something else - anythign else. Join with our neighbors and friends and build something wonderful in our own backyard instead.

What Does It Take? 25.Feb.2006 00:18

Sixpack wabc@mutualaid.org

The only thing that surprises me, is how much it must take to make people see reality. The government has been giving away free rose-colored glasses for so long, people don't know what they are seeing when they aren't wearing them.

All the info we need is on the table...I'm tired of looking at it in disgust.
What will it take to get people off of their asses and into the streets?

And will we survive it?

Sixpack