A growing number of lawmakers are starting to ask: if ACORN's federal funding should be under intense scrutiny, why aren't the billions of dollars going to out-of-control contractors being regulated?
Nation contributor Jeremy Scahill say that this witch-hunt against ACORN 'isn't really about upholding the law.'
Democrats joined Republicans in voting to "Defund ACORN" yet have done nothing to stop Blackwater's taxpayer-funded crusade in Iraq and Afghanistan.
Two years to the day after the Nisour Square massacre, Blackwater remains in Iraq, armed and dangerous.
The Nation's Jeremy Scahill describes the blurring of lines between the military and companies like Blackwater, who are engaging in armed combat in the current wars.
Recent disclosures of Blackwater's covert activities may finally force Congress to take action.
The Nation's Jeremy Scahill on the latest devastating news about Blackwater: its involvement with the CIA's covert assassination program.
The Nation's Jeremy Scahill talks about the possible involvement of the private contractor's owner Erik Prince in multiple murders.
The mercenary firm has a long and dark history with the CIA. Were they Bush and Cheney's private hit men?
The private security company doesn't have a license to operate in Iraq, but the State Department continues to employ Erik Prince's armed mercenaries.