The secret, shadowy world of SAIC

  1. "What's SAIC?", you ask.

    Here's a glimpse...

    It is a simple fact of life these days that, owing to a deliberate decision to downsize government, Washington can operate only by paying private companies to perform a wide range of functions. To get some idea of the scale: contractors absorb the taxes paid by everyone in America with incomes under $100,000. In other words, more than 90 percent of all taxpayers might as well remit everything they owe directly to SAIC or some other contractor rather than to the IRS. In Washington these companies go by the generic name "body shops"--they supply flesh-and-blood human beings to do the specialized work that government agencies no longer can. Often they do this work outside the public eye, and with little official oversight--even if it involves the most sensitive matters of national security. The Founding Fathers may have argued eloquently for a government of laws, not of men, but what we've got instead is a government of body shops.
    Full article

    Now ask yourself this question - if they're making that kind of money and they're making those profits off of tax payer dollars.... how come we don't hear/know more about them? Why all the secrecy?

    What are they hiding?
    More importantly, why
    are they hiding it?

  2. 1 Comments

  3. by   Simplepleasures
    Why all the secrecy? Probably because if we knew the full extent of this, Americans may revolt.