Tag Archives: Pentagon

Government Waste Joni Should Target

Just got another of Joni Ernst’s comical “Make ‘Em Squeal” missives. I honestly wonder if she ever reads them herself. Well at least this month she took aim at everybody’s go-to punching bag for “showing-you-are-serious-about-waste-and-fraud” the Pentagon. By golly, you … Continue reading

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Former State Dept Official To Speak On UI Campus

Colonel Lawrence Wilkerson (retired), former Chief of Staff to US Secretary of State Colin Powell, will speak in Iowa City. His comments will address the excessive political influence of Pentagon contractors on US foreign policy. Wilkerson’s visit follows closely upon … Continue reading

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Profiles In Courage?

Sometimes I feel sorry for those who are tasked with picking the recipient of the Kennedy Library annual Profile In Courage Award. From what we see recently in this country, there are certainly not a lot of candidates around. When … Continue reading

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