Todays NY TImes hit a cornucopia of "Your Tax Dollars At Work". So many stories so little space.
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Tough U.S. Steps in Hunger Strike at Camp in Cuba
A delightful story on how the military is using special techniques to force feed the huinger strikers at Guantanamo. These are the "enemy combatants" who still have not been charged with crimes 3 years after Afghanistan.
Storm Victims Face Big Delay to Get Trailers
A wonderful story on how well the government responds to crisis in housing for Katrina victims - 6 months after the fact - and still counting.
Iraq Utilities Are Falling Short of Prewar Performance
$16 BILLION of US dollars later and Iraqs oil fields are still no better.
Differences Emerge Over Efforts to Restrict Lobbying
How do you cut off those lobbyists and all their wonderful dollars???
An op/ed on pork barrell earmarking for political payoffs to buy votes using taxpayers money.