Sunday, March 2, 2008

Pelosi, Democratic 110th Congress, AWOL re MASSIVE FRAUD and CORRUPTION Iraq war contracts...

WHERE are SPEAKER NANCY PELOSI, and the other Democratic "leaders" in the House and Senate, TO INVESTIGATE THE MASSIVE CORRUPTION, PROFITEERING, no-bid contracts, kickbacks, slush-funds, graft, and MISSING BILLIONS of the Bush-Cheney administration's ABYSMAL running of the Iraq war?


Inside the world of war profiteers

From prostitutes to Super bowl tickets, a federal probe reveals how contractors in Iraq cheated the U.S.
By David Jackson and Jason Grotto | Tribune reporters
February 21, 2008,0,195925,full.story

ROCK ISLAND, Ill.—Inside the stout federal courthouse of this Mississippi River town, the dirty secrets of Iraq war profiteering keep pouring out.

Hundreds of pages of recently unsealed court records detail how kickbacks shaped the war's largest troop support contract months before the first wave of U.S. soldiers plunged their boots into Iraqi sand.

The graft continued well beyond the 2004 congressional hearings that first called attention to it. And the massive fraud endangered the health of American soldiers even as it lined contractors' pockets, records show.