(Wanted this to be days’ earlier, but it wasn’t possible. So, TMC’s diary here seemed a perfect place to comment, but then the comment became very long . . . . so!)
While traveling to an appointment last Thursday (April 7th), I listened to David Sirota, filling in for Thom Hartmann.* Sirota began by talking about Pentagon horrendous wastes, even to the extent that the Pentagon has an Entertainment Division. Essentially, the Pentagon puts up money to back films about war and for war and does everything, with money included, to discourage film makers from making films that are against war. He said he has detailed that information in his book, “Back to Our Future.”
Several veterans (one of VietNam era) called in speaking about the excesses of Pentagon spending and blatant waste. Both discussed Halliburton and Blackwater, in particular.