Sunday, October 19, 2008

Just how Bad Was the Bush Administration (not a complete list)?

I ran across this list of Bush recklessness with our hard earned taxpayer dollars, at, that should be eternally linked on you home pages. It’s just a quick reference for anyone who wants to counter the continued bragging of those touting the Republican ideological vision for America.

Bush’s history of mismanaging taxpayer dollars should make Americans skeptical of his buyout plan:

-$142 million wasted on reconstruction projects that were either terminated or canceled. [Special Inspector General for Iraq, 7/28/08]
-“Significant” amount of U.S. funds for Iraq funneled to Sunni and Shiite militias. [GAO Comptroller,
-$180 million payed to construction company Bechtel for projects it never finished. [Federal audit,
-$5.1 billion in expenses for Iraq reconstruction charged without documentation. [Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction report,
-$10 billion in spending on Iraq reconstruction was wasteful or poorly tracked. [GAO,
-Halliburton overcharged the government $100 million for one day’s work in 2004. [Project on Government Oversight,

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