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Best Advert for Free Market Accountability?


#1

http://news.bbc.co.uk/2/hi/americas/7057629.stm

There are some things that just cannot be left to private corporations...


#2

The real question is: How bad is it when compared with the government's own accounting?

Some examples:

http://64.233.167.104/search?q=cache:xcnDt_L2gDkJ:www.gao.gov/cgi-bin/getrpt%3FT-AIMD-98-128+%22unreconciled+transactions%22+federal+government&hl=en&ct=clnk&cd=5&gl=us&client=firefox-a

http://edition.cnn.com/2005/WORLD/meast/01/30/iraq.audit/

http://www.heritage.org/Research/Budget/bg1733.cfm (see the statement to which footnote 16 is attached)

http://www.earthportals.com/Portal_Messenger/bia.html