An Irregular Column
by Mykel Board
The BBC reports that more than $9 billion given to Bush's buddies in Iraq has gone missing.
Stuart Bowen is the special inspector general for Iraq reconstruction. His task is to follow the paper trail-- and after more than 100 investigations-- his work tells a story of waste and mismanagement.
Bowen says billions of dollars were shrink-wrapped in plastic and flown out of the US to Baghdad.
I say they missed the important question: Is he white?
I ask: can you please post God's phone number so I can call directly next time a plane flies into a building? I'd rather skip the middleman.
Los Ke Siquen HC (that's the way he spelled it!), Pinakates (Barichu's band), and The Yerlekererem, a heavy metal band turned punk “'cuz it's easier to play.”
Well, the BBC reports "Interest on repayments begin at around 15%, but it is a flat rate and can soon rise to anything between 40% and 100%," Dr Ahmad says.
Many people lose their businesses-- and their homes-- when they're unable to pay back the loan.
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