« Why Don't They Pack Up And Leave? | Main | OOPS! NY Times Lie Of Omission »


August 17, 2005

Corruption In Defense Contracts

-- by Dave Johnson

Talking Points Memo has been writing about defense contract scandals involving Congressman "Duke" Cunningham apparently receiving big-money-equivalent favors in exchange for no-bid big-money defense contracts. TPM writes,

"This isn't just a Duke Cunningham scandal. It's a serious defense contracting scandal."
Perhaps Bush's appoinment of L. Jean Lewis as chief of staff in the traditionally nonpartisan Defense Department’s inspector general office has something to do with this. Yep, a "conservative movement" operative in charge of oversight of defense contracts.

And here we are with defense contract corruption everywhere you look.

Posted by Dave Johnson at August 17, 2005 8:57 AM

Bookmark and Share

Trackback Pings

TrackBack URL for this entry:
http://www.seeingtheforest.com/cgi-bin/mt/mt-t.fcgi/681


Comments

Post a comment

Thanks for signing in, . Now you can comment. (sign out)

(If you haven't left a comment here before, you may need to be approved by the site owner before your comment will appear. Until then, it won't appear on the entry. Thanks for waiting.)


Remember me?



Email this entry to:


Your email address:


Message (optional):


Return to main page