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Forum Post: How about a government problem i dont hear but very little about.

Posted 12 years ago on Jan. 8, 2012, 2:56 p.m. EST by TheTrollSlayer (347) from Kingsport, TN
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Incompetence. This is something else people need to demand change for because this monster causes the waste of Hugh amounts of money each year. Every state has its story and the federal government as well. Putting unqualified people into positions in charge of tax money especially if they encounter crooks and cons gets very expensive. It seems all our attention is on crooks and not stupid. There's a book out named,

We Meant Well: How I Helped Lose the Battle for the Hearts and Minds of the Iraqi People by Peter Van Buren

Peter Van Buren, a career State Department Foreign Service Officer (FSO)

In one of the articles i read about this book the state department fired him for it. Here's a tidbit he mentions about how it went, " Yet the most basic needs of the local people are completely ignored in the incompetent planning of some incredibly expensive community development projects intended to nation-build Iraq ".

Here's some more: Fraud, waste and abuse in Iraq & Afghanistan contracts http://goo.gl/Js8DS

Its not all crooks, its also incapable and incompetent people being put into position by politicians and bureaucrats and needs changed. Even those who oppose occupy should agree to this.



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