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January 18, 2005

The Scandal Sheet

Salon.com presents 34 scandals from the first four years of George W. Bush's presidency -- every one of them worse than Whitewater.

The full article is a definite must read (and must save and must share).

I've reprinted the scandal names here to whet your appetite (and added explanations in parentheses when needed):

1. Memogate: The Senate Computer Theft
2. Doctor Detroit: The DOJ's Bungled Terrorism Case
3. Dark Matter: The Energy Task Force
4. The Indian Gaming Scandal
5. Halliburton's No-Bid Bonanza
6. Halliburton: Pumping Up Prices
7. Halliburton's Vanishing Iraq Money
8. The Halliburton Bribe-apalooza
9. Halliburton: One Fine Company (misleading investors)
10. Halliburton's Iran End Run
11. Money Order: Afghanistan's Missing $700 Million Turns Up in Iraq
12. Iraq: More Loose Change (Coalition Provisional Authority assets missing)
13. The Pentagon-Israel Spy Case
14. Gone to Taiwan (State Dept. spy case)
15. Wiretapping the United Nations
16. The Boeing Boondoggle
17. The Medicare Bribe Scandal
18. Tom DeLay's PAC Problems
19. Tom DeLay's FAA: Following Americans Anywhere (Texas legislator)
20. In the Rough: Tom DeLay's Golf Fundraiser
21. Busy, Busy, Busy in New Hampshire (Repugs jam Dem phone banks)
22. The Medicare Money Scandal (lies & threats about the real cost)
23. The Bogus Medicare "Video News Release"
24. Pundits on the Payroll: The Armstrong Williams Case
25. Ground Zero's Unsafe Air
26. John Ashcroft's Illegal Campaign Contributions
27. Intel Inside ... The White House (Rove's conflicts of interest)
28. Duck! Antonin Scalia's Legal Conflicts
29. AWOL (Bush's National Guard years)
30. Iraq: The Case for War
31. Niger Forgeries: Whodunit?
32. In Plame Sight
33. Abu Ghraib
34. Guantánamo Bay Torture?

1 comment:

Ol' Froth said...

Passed along! Thanks for distilling the story into a bloggable format!