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You Could Buy An Australian Island for What the Pentagon Says It Would Cost to Take Inventory of One Item
Business  (tags: accounting, waste, fraud, abuse, Pentagon, Australian island, taxpayer money )

Dandelion
- 43 days ago - publicintegrity.org
Critics including those who study modern business practices say how poorly the Pentagon keeps track of its own purchasing and contracting. The dept cannot meet modern accounting standards so opens the door 4 waste, fraud and abuse in military expenditures
Pentagon Blows $43 Million on Useless Afghan Gas Station, IG Says
Business  (tags: Afghanistan, compressed-natural gas station, Pentagon, DoD, Task Force for Stability & Business Oper, Sen. Claire McCaskill D-MO, Sen. Kelly Ayotte, R-N.H., Sen. Armed Services Committee, watchdog, waste, taxpayers' money )

Judy
- 181 days ago - usatoday.com
"It's hard to imagine a more outrageous waste of money than building an alternative fuel station in a war-torn country that costs 8,000% more than it should, and is too dangerous for a watchdog to verify whether it is even operational".
Pentagon Commits To Spend $80 Billion For Another Bomber
Business  (tags: Department of Defense, DoD, Northrop Grumman, Pentagon, War )

Judy
- 186 days ago - shadowproof.com
So much for the 'age of austerity.' While in the middle of dealing with the trillion-dollar boondoggle known as the F-35 project, the Department of Defense has committed to spend another $80 billion on bomber it does not need.
Prime Minister-Designate Trudeau: Keep Pledge to Cancel F-35 Purchase - TAKE ACTION!
Business  (tags: PM Designate Trudeau, F-35, U.S., Canada, arms sales, pentagon, petition )

Judy
- 192 days ago - petitions.moveon.org
US taxpayers will be better off when the taxpayer-ripoff F-35 program is killed completely. The Pentagon's plans to keep the boondoggle alive depend crucially on foreign purchases.
A Blackwater World Order
Business  (tags: mercenarianism, for-profit warfare, contractors, U.S., world, Sean McFate, Pentagon, neomedeivalism, Blackwater, Academi, Erik Prince, Dyncorp, "Saracen Interrnational", CIA )

Judy
- 447 days ago - theamericanconservative.com
"Now that the United States has opened the Pandora's Box of mercenarianism, private warriors of all stripes are coming out of the shadows to engage in for-profit warfare." It is a menacing thought.
Pentagon Approves Record Sale of Advanced Arms to Countries at War
Business  (tags: CIA, Drones, Pentagon, United Nations Arms Treaty, War, weapons sales )

Judy
- 881 days ago - truth-out.org
Today's high-tech weapons manufacturers are enjoying record sales. The trouble is - has anyone asked where these weapons will ultimately end up?
**TAKE ACTION** Stop the Pentagon Contractor CEOs **PLEASE SIGN***
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, budgets, business, corporate, corruption, dishonesty, economy, finance, government, money, Pentagon, politics, society )

Kit
- 1189 days ago - action.usaction.org
This could be our best opportunity to rein in Pentagon spending. We simply have to stop paying for the things we don't need so that we can afford the things we do - like Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security.
'Unsatisfactory' Mega-Contractor Re-Ups on Another Big Military Deal
Business  (tags: Afghanistan, U.S. Air Force, Mega-Contractor, Virginia's DynCorp, Big Money, Politicians, Pentagon )

Judy
- 1274 days ago - wired.com
Just days after an inspector general report revealed that a giant Pentagon contractor performed "unsatisfactory" work in Afghanistan, the U.S. Air Force awarded the firm another multimillion-dollar pot of cash.
Defense Contractors Insulated From Budget Cuts
Business  (tags: abuse, americans, business, consumers, corporate, corruption, debt, dishonesty, economy, ethics, finance, investing, lies, military, pentagon, politics, society )

Kit
- 1937 days ago - commondreams.org
In one of U.S. president Dwight D. Eisenhower's most remembered speeches, he warned against "the acquisition of unwarranted influence" resulting from the close brotherhood between the country's defense agencies, Capitol Hill and private business...
CorpWatch- Carlyle Group May Buy Major CIA Contractor
Business  (tags: corporate rule, NSA, military, pentagon )

Barry
- 2974 days ago - opednews.com
The Carlyle Group, one of the world's largest private equity funds, may soon acquire the $2 billion government contracting business of consulting giant Booz Allen Hamilton, one of the biggest suppliers of technology and personnel to the U.S. government's
Stocks Tumble Worldwide on Fears of U.S. Recession -- Chicagotribune.Com
Business  (tags: global, stock markets, news, economy, business, Wall Street, corporate, Govtfearmongering, corruption, congress, bush, americans, politics, pentagon, terrorism, propaganda, ethics, bushadministration )

Tamme
- 3022 days ago - chicagotribune.com
A sell-off in global stock markets on a day when Wall Street was taking a respite, celebrating Martin Luther King Jr. Day, sent a chill through investors anticipating that Tuesday may bring a chaotic start to trading when U.S. markets reopen.
Are You Ready for a Recession? [VIDEO]
Business  (tags: bushadministration, congress, ethics, freedoms, Govtfearmongering, iran, military, neocons, politics, pentagon, terrorism, usa, family, society, law, safety, rights, violence, world, money, finance, environment, corporate, consumers, business, news )

Tamme
- 3032 days ago - alternet.org
In economic news, more signs are emerging indicating the country might be heading toward a recession. The reported unemployment rate hit 5 percent in December -- it was the biggest jump in unemployment since a month after the Sept. 11 attacks.
   

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