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What!?? This is insane

GE, MSNBC's parent company, is one of the biggest arms manufacturers of all!

General Electric (which owns, but is in the process of divesting, 49% of NBC) is a subcontractor for the Tomahawk cruise missile and Patriot II missile both of which were used extensively during the Persian Gulf War.[1] General Electric also manufactures components for the B-2 stealth bomber and B-52 bomber and the E-3 AWACS aircraft which were also used extensively during the conflict. During the first Gulf War, General Electric received $2 billion dollars in defense contracts related to weapons which would be used in Gulf War and the 2003 invasion and subsequent occupation of Iraq by Coalition Forces.

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Military%E2%80%93industrial%E2%...

View all of GE's contracts:
http://www.militaryindustrialcomplex.com/totals.asp?thisCont...

To be mean is never excusable, but there is some merit in knowing that one is; the most irreparable of vices is to do evil out of stupidity. - C.B.