Monday, July 30, 2007

Commit New Money to an Effort that Has Already Consumed Billions of Taxpayer Dollars.

With 45 million American citizens going without any type of health care and most Iraqi citizens far worse off than they were before we invaded their country the thought of committing more money to this disaster is tantamount to insanity.

I don't blame the Iraq government for refusing to take possession of thousands of American-financed reconstruction projects considering Iraq has become a boiling cauldron of death and destruction since our invasion, not to mention many of these "projects are crumbling, abandoned or otherwise inoperative only months after the United States declares that they have been successfully completed."

Since the Iraqi government declined formally accepting projects, an official in the inspector general's office said the United States is "finding someone at the local level to handle the project, handing them the keys and saying, 'Operate and maintain it,'"

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