Answer by Kris Rosvold:
To generate huge profits for the corporate bribers of the government so that they will continue to bribe you and your party rather than the other guy and his party.
Also for personal profits…
Remember, the Bush Family and Cheney owned Halliburton "earned" over $39 Billion in profits from no-bid non-performance reviewed contracts from the last round of our current never ending war. It really IS kinda handy to have one of your top executives in the white house!