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Why isn't everyone MAD AS HELL that they are NOT AUDITING THE PENTAGON? (Update: Now With Petition) [View all]

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UPDATE: Thank you Scuba for writing a petition to the White House!
They refused to build a Death Star, is it too much to ask that they audit the Military and DHS?
http://www.democraticunderground.com/10022247461

Please consider signing the White House Petition to "Conduct a complete fiscal audit of all Military and DHS Spending"
http://wh.gov/yE6i



Every day we talk about spending, the deficit, the debt....

Obama is talking about poverty in his inauguration, lifting people up and equality...

meanwhile the vast majority of our tax dollars goes to the military, and they don't have to even bother accounting for it.

Everything else we discuss is a farce, anything our Congress does is a farce...with the fact that in the greatest country on earth, a military that spends more than the world combined, the vast majority of our tax dollars going to that military...

and the fact they take most of our tax dollars for whatever they want and don't have to account for it

Can someone explain to me why this isn't a big deal?

The Republicans are so concerned about the debt, why don't we call them on this bullshit?

Why isn't Limbaugh, Beck and all the assholes on corporate media forced to answer to this?

This was the problem with Occupy too. It doesn't matter what the truth is, the corporate media just lies and distracts, and everyone is watching it like a bad movie that we can't shut off.

Democracy isn't a movie, and there is no way in hell that our founders or any of our ancestors would put up with the bullshit we do now.

A Democracy cannot exist without a free press, but the internet is doing a good job of filling in.

Is there any way DUers can help spread the word on this, send it to everyone you know, facebook, email corporate media?

At least just kick and rec it so everyone on DU will see it
?


The Government Accountability Office said Thursday that it could not complete an audit of the federal government, pointing to serious problems with the Department of Defense.

Along with the Pentagon, the GAO cited the Department of Homeland Security as having problems so significant that it was impossible for investigators to audit it. The DHS got a qualified audit for fiscal year 2012, and is seeking an unqualified audit for 2013.


http://www.huffingtonpost.com/2013/01/18/gao-audit-federal-government-defense_n_2507097.html

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