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Apr 29Liked by Ryan DeLarme

The Military-Industrial-Congressional Complex has morphed into Ray McGovern's MICIMATT: Military-Industrial-Congressional-Intelligence-Media-Academia-Think-Tank complex.

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Apr 30Liked by Ryan DeLarme

The Pentagon has NEVER passed an audit but they give themselves high marks for making progress…meanwhile we have the endless wars.

“ As Republican Senator Charles Grassley of Iowa, a frequent critic of the DoD’s financial practices, said on the Senate floor in September 2017, the Pentagon’s long-standing failure to conduct a proper audit reflects “twenty-six years of hard-core foot-dragging” on the part of the DoD, where “internal resistance to auditing the books runs deep.” In 1990, Congress passed the Chief Financial Officers Act, which required all departments and agencies of the federal government to develop auditable accounting systems and submit to annual audits. Since then, every department and agency has come into compliance—except the Pentagon.”

Quoted from: https://www.thenation.com/article/archive/pentagon-audit-budget-fraud/

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You're exactly correct. Will the war morph into a sophisticated weaponry war in Ukraine? I doubt it. I think Ukraine is dead. They're kicking the dead carcass. The Middle east is where they test their super sophisticated weaponry...which is why Israel is always bombing someone somewhere and the U.S. won't leave the Middle East although begged by countries to do so. The story I'll never forget was reading the account of a fisherman near Iraq who talked about the sea waters "boiling" and how many "cooked" fish washed up on shore as a result. Listen to the locals. Or maybe the one about a car of terrorists reduced to a microwave-size square of metal which U.S. forces summarily came and buried in the sand.

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Thank you for such a great summary of what is going on in Congress. So how much goes to Iran and the Middle East. Our government consistently funds both sides of the war to benefit the military industrial complex at the expense of taxpayers and the innocent people in countries where these wars are fought

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