Well Paid To Be Pro-War:Republican Security Advisers Tied to $40 Billion in Contracts

National security advisers to the Republican presidential candidates have ties to defense, homeland security and energy companies that have received at least $40 billion in federal contracts since 2008.

Five of former Massachusetts Governor Mitt Romney’s 41 national security and foreign policy advisers have links to companies that last year alone received at least $7.9 billion in federal contracts, according to data compiled by Bloomberg Government analyst Christopher Flavelle. Of that, $7.3 billion came from the Department of Defense.

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Robin Pugh-Perry is an agent for change. She received her Master of Human Services degree in 1994 from HBCU Lincoln University in Oxford, Pennsylvania and has spent many years as a community activist with regard to the education of our youth and the impact of mass incarceration on our youth as well. Robin, who is also a proud mother and grandmother, retired after a 30 year run as a systems analyst with the City of New York in 2008. Robin, who was born and bred in Brownsville, Brooklyn NY, is also the creator and administrator of the Brownsville, Brooklyn NY Facebook page. She started it to reach out to a few of her childhood friends in 2009 and as of July 2013, the page has grown to over 20,800 fans from all over the world.

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