To paraphrase a line from a famous American novel, “The rich are different from you and me. They are practicing pederasts.”
That’s what I think of in reading the articles below of the pederast scandal involving billionaire Jeffrey Epstein and the very rich and powerful people who may have used his pedo pimping services, as seen in the articles below, may blow over (especially if Epstein is “suicided”) or expanded if more salacious details emerge. Too soon to say, but one could hope it will expand.
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Categories: 03 Economy
,07 Other Atrocities
,10 Transnational Crime
,IO Deeds of War
Stephan A. Schwartz
I don’t know when I have been as angered by a story as I have been by this one. Fourteen million dollars an hour for 13 years. Imagine what could have been done with that money to ease the lives of the 17 million minor children who experience hunger each year, or the 2.5 million children who are homeless each year, or the destitute elderly living on dog food. What could have been done with that money to rebuild our failing infrastructure, or our crumbling schools, or to improve our poor healthcare system. And that money is independent of the over $400 billion spent on the grotesque F-35 project I reported on yesterday. All of this made possible by phony-patriot war criminals beginning with Bush and Cheney, and passed by a Congress of cretins, too weak and pusillanimous to serve the people who elected them. A government “by the people for the people,” not in anyway I can measure.
$14 Million an Hour for 13 Years: War on Terror’s Astounding Cost
Foreign aid does not work. In the end, government doesn’t know what it’s doing.
Foreign Aid Is a Failure
Throwing good money at bad governments makes poor countries worse off.