Ty Simpson: Governor of Michigan Gave GM a Special Water Hook-Up

Ty Simpson

Ty Simpson

While the Children in Flint Were Given Poisoned Water to Drink, General Motors Was Given a Special Hookup to the Clean Water: Shortly after Gov. Snyder removed Flint from the clean fresh water, GM complained to him that the Flint River water caused their car parts to corrode when washed on the assembly line. The governor jumped through hoops and quietly spent $440,000 to hook GM back up to the Lake Huron water, while keeping the rest of Flint on the river water. While the children in Flint were drinking lead-filled water, only the GM factory was receiving clean water.

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Feb 9

Did Clinton Foundation Steal $13B from Haiti? Is OAS Banned from Haiti for Electoral Fraud?

We should ask the Clinton family, “Where did the $13B in earthquake funds go?” Pierre Louis Opont, recently resigned President of the Provisional Electoral Council, says the results of the 2010 Haiti elections to place Michel “Sweet Mickey” Martelly into the runoff that propelled him into office were adjusted by the Organization of American States (OAS), Hillary Clinton and her State Department chief of staff Cheryl “You do great elections” Mills.

 

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Feb 7

Eric Zuesse: How Corruption Cripples US Military

Eric Zuesse

Eric Zuesse

How Corruption Cripples America’s Military

America’s military budget is roughly 7.2 times that of Russia ($610 billion compared to $84.5 billion), but even Western news-accounts are saying that the weaponry produced in Russia is superior overall to the weaponry produced in the United States.

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Feb 6

Counterpunch: Lies from Spies – Mel Goodman on Robert Gates as a Liar, Bad Manager, and Rotten Analyst

counterpunch squareMore Lies From Spies: the Tall Tales of Robert Gates

Former CIA director and secretary of defense Robert M. Gates, who served both Bush administrations as well as the Obama administration, has produced his third self-aggrandizing memoir.  His most recent effort, “A Passion for Leadership,” is in the form of lessons learned, but there is no acknowledgement of any flaw or stumble, let alone mistake.

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Feb 6