Tuesday, October 23, 2007

2 Stories, Irony Apparently Missed in DC

U.S. can't account for DynCorp performance in training police, report says... auditors said the environment was "ripe for waste and fraud."  DynCorp's invoices had numerous problems, such as duplicate payments. [W]ith invoices paid without being checked, and with no one tracking what they were for, auditors say it's impossible to determine what money was spent on.
So of course...
President Bush asked Congress on Monday for another $46 billion to fund the wars in Iraq and Afghanistan and finance other national security needs.

$500 Billion is not enough to get the job right, apparently.
You know, a billion here and a billion there, and pretty soon you're talking about real money.

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