Mini-Me: DoD IG Finds 70% Waste in Afghanistan

Who?  Mini-Me?

Who? Mini-Me?

Huh?

War on waste: Pentagon auditor spotlights US billions blown in Afghanistan

EXTRACT:

It’s not clear how much of the reconstruction aid is considered to have been wasted, but SIGAR officials say that during 2012, Sopko’s first year on the job, the general inspected projects, programs, and general issues that totaled $10.6 billion in funding and found nearly $7 billion was potentially wasted.

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William K. Black Plus Randy Wray and Warren Mosler on Modern Money Theory for Public Purpose

William K. Black

William K. Black

William K. Black is a former Bank Regulator and expert on white collier crime especially control fraud you should.

According to Bill Moyers,

“The former Director of the Institute for Fraud Prevention now teaches Economics and Law at the University of Missouri, Kansas City. During the savings and loan crisis, it was Black who accused then-house speakerJim Wright and five US Senators, including John Glenn and John McCain, of doing favors for the S&L’s in exchange for contributions and other perks. The senators got off with a slap on the wrist, but so enraged was one of those bankers, Charles Keating — after whom the senate’s so-called “Keating Five” were named — he sent a memo that read, in part, ‘get Black — kill him dead.’ Metaphorically, of course. Of course.”[4]

He has been writing extensively chastising both the President and Attorney General Holder regarding their lack of attention to control fraud. His prolific output outlines chapter and verse for any diligent prosecutor.

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Eric Zuesse: NYT Dangerous Lies About Ukraine & Russia

Eric Zuesse

Eric Zuesse

(PREFACE: Right before this went to press, Britain’s Guardian headlined “Moscow May Walk Out of Nuclear Treaty,” and Washingtonsblog bannered “Senior U.S. Intelligence Officers: Obama Should Release Ukraine Evidence.” The latter newsflash is a memo to the President signed today by 9 senior retired U.S. intelligence professionals who gently lay out the evidence that President Obama has been lying about the evidence regarding the shoot-down of the Malaysian airliner, and telling him that unless his Administration comes clean on that matter very soon, and offers the world solid evidence of Russia’s and/or Ukrainian separatists’ involvement if he has any, he is going to look very bad, and that he therefore needs to act quickly to “curb the risk that relations with Russia might escalate from ‘Cold War II’ into an armed confrontation.” I can only add: It might already be too late for him and the Times  and the rest of the U.S. propaganda-establishment to quit deceiving the gullible U.S. public, but the risks from continued lying are even higher, nothing less than a nuclear war. So: they must.)

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