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Hemp Once Grew Where Pentagon Now Stands

http://www.utne.com

Where generals now meet in war rooms, hemp plants once waved in the breeze. The Washington Post reports on the recently discovered “hemp diaries” of a government botanist, Lyster H. Dewey, who tended a USDA hemp farm that was eventually turned over to the War Department for the construction of the Pentagon.

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Pentagon: American taxpayer dollars at risk of fraud, waste, and abuse

http://www.theamericanconservative.com

The Office of the Special Inspector General for Iraq Reconstruction (SIGIR) released its final major audit over the weekend, delivering quite a bottom line: it cannot say how much U.S taxpayers lost while trying to rebuild Iraq, but it was a lot. The U.S. government Iraq relief and reconstruction program had serious internal control weaknesses that put billions of American taxpayer dollars at risk of fraud, waste, and abuse. The precise amount lost to fraud and waste may never be known, but SIGIR’s audits and investigations have demonstrated that the amount could be substantial.

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Congress to Re-legalize War Propaganda

http://www.freepatriot-press.com

Just in time for Memorial Day (the day set aside to remember those brutally killed in the racket that is war) the Congress has voted to once again allow the federal government the ability to domestically distribute propaganda.

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Massive US Intel Cost Revealed: $80 Billion for 2010

http://news.antiwar.com

US government offers first full disclosure of spying costs ever.

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Pentagon Hunts Wikileaks Founder; Fears Massive Leak of Documents...

http://www.thedailybeast.com

Anxious that Wikileaks may be on the verge of publishing a batch of secret State Department cables, investigators are desperately searching for founder Julian Assange.

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