Halliburton watch: company accused of ripping off US taxpayers

Cheney's little monster Halliburton is accused of ripping off US taxpayers by overcharging the government for gasoline it is importing into Iraq.
The Houston, Texas-based Halliburton corporation is apparently overcharging the US government between 65 and 75 cents for every gallon of gasoline it sells in Iraq, [Congress members] Waxman and Dingell said in a letter to White House budget director Joshua Bolten.

"The overcharging by Halliburton is so extreme that one expert has privately called it 'highway robbery,'" Waxman and Dingell wrote in the letter.
The wonders of no-bid contracts.

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