From Charles Hugh Smith:
Longtime readers know that I have presented various options to our costly (and therefore doomed) sickcare system. I have suggested a “cash only” system, and observed that the Veterans Administration (VA) offers a model for a national opt-in health care system that would offer an alternative to the hopelessly corrupt “fee for service” sickcare.
Stripped of purposefully obscuring complexity, sickcare is a system of State-sanctioned cartel skimming that [...]
Federal agency blacks out amount of bullets being bought
Paul Joseph Watson
Wednesday, August 15, 2012
The Department of Homeland Security has redacted information relating to the quantity of bullets it is buying following a controversy concerning the agency’s purchase of over a billion rounds of ammo, which many fear is a sign the federal government is preparing for civil unrest in the United States.
Despite the fact that documents are only [...]
Excluding the cost of Colombian prostitutes for U.S. Secret Service agents, U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor has discovered that hotel rooms and rental vehicles alone for President Obama’s scandal-plagued trip to Colombia cost taxpayers nearly $1 million.
Slated for inclusion in the presidential entourage had been “the Secretary of State, several other Cabinet members, and at least one CODEL,” or congressional delegation, according to U.S. Department of State planning documents that [...]
Kenyan businesses lately are increasingly becoming recipients of U.S. government largesse, as the Obama Administration, among pursuing other endeavors, aims to expand “livestock-related economic opportunities” in that nation. Although this and other recently released presolicitation notices for unrelated programs serve as advance alerts to potential vendors—and therefore do not offer cost estimates and other details— a review of U.S. government contracting actions nonetheless indicates a spike of activity in Kenya [...]