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boycottfaux Donating Member (161 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jun-13-11 01:30 PM
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145. Just wunderin'?
And where did all this CASH come from?

Anyone know . .
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  -Missing Iraq money may have been stolen, auditors say Newsjock  Jun-13-11 12:08 AM   #0 
  - Mission Accomplished!  Fozzledick   Jun-13-11 12:10 AM   #1 
  - +1  slay   Jun-13-11 12:27 AM   #11 
  - +2  shanti   Jun-13-11 10:58 AM   #125 
  - In other news... Water is wet!  comtec   Jun-13-11 11:17 AM   #131 
  - I just have one thing to say...  Archae   Jun-13-11 12:11 AM   #2 
  - If it's willingly given away, is it really stolen?  bemildred   Jun-13-11 12:15 AM   #3 
  - Yes...by the people who gave it away. (n/t)  Iggo   Jun-13-11 02:23 AM   #22 
  - IMO, that cash  dotymed   Jun-13-11 06:42 AM   #43 
  - Check out Halliburton...  damyank913   Jun-13-11 09:20 AM   #83 
     - and Blackwater  wordpix   Jun-13-11 10:15 AM   # 
  - Yes, it was stolen.  dotymed   Jun-13-11 08:38 AM   #67 
  - +100  florida08   Jun-13-11 11:50 AM   #137 
  - If really for reconstruction; why CASH dump? Why not advance then bills? This was a gift. nt  cyberpj   Jun-13-11 11:05 AM   #128 
  - Do you believe Iraqi's got that money?  quakerboy   Jun-13-11 04:14 PM   #157 
  - one giant C-130 Hercules cargo plane could carry $2.4 billion  DJ13   Jun-13-11 12:15 AM   #4 
  - The Crimean War gave us The Great Train Robbery,  Downwinder   Jun-13-11 03:23 AM   #29 
  - "May"??  Starry Messenger   Jun-13-11 12:15 AM   #5 
  - That's why they get the big money.  EFerrari   Jun-13-11 12:17 AM   #8 
  - My reaction exactly! nt  BlueMTexpat   Jun-13-11 02:58 AM   #25 
  - My read: "closing the books" bc "may have been stolen"  KurtNYC   Jun-13-11 06:52 AM   #46 
  - That word caught my eye as well.  xxqqqzme   Jun-13-11 10:39 AM   #119 
  - YOU said it!  Plucketeer   Jun-13-11 11:32 AM   #134 
  - Yeah, by Viceroy Bremer and The Big Dick.  Webster Green   Jun-13-11 12:17 AM   #6 
  - "SURPRISE, SURPRISE, SURPRISE"...  awoke_in_2003   Jun-14-11 12:41 AM   #173 
  - It happened under little bush's watch so he should have to  Angry Dragon   Jun-13-11 12:17 AM   #7 
  - I smell Blackwater! So they grab the cash and it's stashed  brewens   Jun-13-11 12:22 AM   #9 
  - Yuppers. Easy one to figure out.  glinda   Jun-13-11 09:21 AM   #84 
  - This theft raises two questions in my mind . . .  Jack Rabbit   Jun-13-11 12:23 AM   #10 
  - i'd say as much as could fit in that man sized safe.  pansypoo53219   Jun-13-11 11:16 AM   #130 
  - Just for the record, that was Iraq's fucking money.  Prometheus Bound   Jun-13-11 12:28 AM   #12 
  - I wonder if the Iragi government will tell us...  Frisbee   Jun-13-11 10:15 AM   #110 
     - Yes, according to the OP, Iraq is demanding the money back.  Prometheus Bound   Jun-13-11 04:27 PM   #159 
  - Watch this Alan Grayson video regarding $23 BILLION dollars stolen  Tx4obama   Jun-13-11 12:32 AM   #13 
  - Also be sure to watch these videos below  Tx4obama   Jun-13-11 12:43 AM   #16 
  - That is why Mr. Grayson is an  dotymed   Jun-13-11 06:47 AM   #44 
  - That is totally Amazing.  dotymed   Jun-13-11 08:31 AM   #65 
  - Everything is signed off for in the military.  go west young man   Jun-13-11 12:37 AM   #14 
  - There's a reason 'military intelligence' is an oxymoron - n/t  coalition_unwilling   Jun-13-11 10:04 AM   #103 
  - Someone should subpoena the bank records of the top guys in Iraq  JDPriestly   Jun-13-11 12:39 AM   #15 
  - Check with Paul Bremer - as well as his bosses. nt  BlueMTexpat   Jun-13-11 03:00 AM   #26 
  - Someone should subpoena the bank records of every Bush Administration official  PuffedMica   Jun-13-11 05:30 AM   #32 
  - It just "fell off the back of the truck".  Gregorian   Jun-13-11 12:43 AM   #17 
  - War is a racket.  OnyxCollie   Jun-13-11 01:04 AM   #18 
  - I think the Pentagon should pay for it. After all, they lost it.  DeSwiss   Jun-13-11 01:11 AM   #19 
  - No one will pay for this but the U.S. taxpayer, as always.  No Elephants   Jun-13-11 05:49 AM   #36 
  - Somebody Was Responsible For That Cash  DallasNE   Jun-13-11 01:12 AM   #20 
  - The heist went down in the Spring of 2004.  Old and In the Way   Jun-13-11 01:40 AM   #21 
  - DU Forum members have been howling about this since they took our money in 2004  Kolesar   Jun-13-11 05:00 AM   #30 
  - interesting theory, I think you're onto something there  wordpix   Jun-13-11 10:17 AM   #113 
  - The simplist solution is to track the bills.....  Historic NY   Jun-13-11 02:30 AM   #23 
  - And then there's this asshole...............  thelordofhell   Jun-13-11 02:40 AM   #24 
  - I want that job  deacon_sephiroth   Jun-13-11 03:03 AM   #27 
  - The important thing is we're looking ahead, not behind us  me b zola   Jun-13-11 03:15 AM   #28 
  - "Smirk." - xCommander AWOL (R)  SpiralHawk   Jun-13-11 05:30 AM   #31 
  - Exactly. This happened under Chimpy's watch.  intheflow   Jun-13-11 05:44 PM   #163 
  - I wonder how much was diverted to clandestine operations of the CIA  PuffedMica   Jun-13-11 05:35 AM   #33 
  - In this entire thread - the only person with a hint of maturity.  blank space   Jun-13-11 05:44 PM   #162 
  - Whoever pulled this off  JJW   Jun-13-11 05:37 AM   #34 
  - Its called the Iraq job  mittysmom09   Jun-13-11 09:37 AM   #93 
  - Heh. Told ya.  sofa king   Jun-13-11 05:37 AM   #35 
  - may have?  liberal N proud   Jun-13-11 05:51 AM   #37 
  - My thoughts exactly  swilton   Jun-13-11 10:55 AM   #122 
  - Oh, so the missing 9 billion is "$2.4 billion" now(inflation is a Palin)  Hubert Flottz   Jun-13-11 05:53 AM   #38 
  - "the largest theft of funds in national history." No, that would have been the Wall St. bailout.  No Elephants   Jun-13-11 05:57 AM   #39 
  - That's some good work, Lou.  baldguy   Jun-13-11 06:00 AM   #40 
  - Not new news EVERYONE here knew this back then MSM ignored it  2Design   Jun-13-11 06:09 AM   #41 
  - It's particularly ironic that the story is being reported in the "LA Times" - a  coalition_unwilling   Jun-13-11 12:35 PM   #141 
  - Funny it was 23 Billion  underpants   Jun-13-11 06:09 AM   #42 
  - Was it two trillion that Rummy couldn't account for on 9/10/01?  valerief   Jun-13-11 06:47 AM   #45 
  - 9/10/2001: Rumsfeld says $2.3 TRILLION Missing from Pentagon :  Mnemosyne    Jun-13-11 05:36 PM   #161 
  - The sent these skids in 2003, 2004 and 2007 with billions that went missing????  Welibs   Jun-13-11 07:00 AM   #47 
  - But Impeachment Was/Is Off The Table  Sportsguy   Jun-13-11 07:16 AM   #53 
  - Wasn't stealing everything not nailed down the plan from the very beginning?  tjwash   Jun-13-11 07:02 AM   #48 
  - What General was in charge of this military operation at the time?  Ichingcarpenter   Jun-13-11 07:06 AM   #49 
  - Well . . . duh is all I can say. They were playing football with the stuff.  Vinca   Jun-13-11 07:06 AM   #50 
  - NAAAAAWWW?! Really? I have the vapors from this fake shock at this news  SaveAmerica   Jun-13-11 07:11 AM   #51 
  - The sent these skids in 2003, 2004 and 2007 with billions that went missing????  Welibs   Jun-13-11 07:15 AM   #52 
  - Really? No shit! I don't think anyone could have anticipated this! nt  Javaman   Jun-13-11 07:30 AM   #54 
  - Makes no sense; extremely poor and extremely greedy people had truckloads of $$  SaveAmerica   Jun-13-11 07:31 AM   #55 
  - It makes sense if you wanted to steal the money .....  Botany   Jun-13-11 09:39 AM   #94 
  - I wonder how big Cheney's cut was -  myrna minx   Jun-13-11 07:36 AM   #56 
  - Let's not dredge up the past. Let it go. Just move on.  Jakes Progress   Jun-13-11 07:39 AM   #57 
  - If this shocks you, you are living with your head in the sand  OwnedByFerrets   Jun-13-11 07:41 AM   #58 
  - so now this is main stream??  Marblehead   Jun-13-11 07:43 AM   #59 
  - "May have been stolen"-that's the understatement of the millenium  hobbit709   Jun-13-11 07:57 AM   #60 
  - I remember the news showing US soldiers loading it up  A wise Man   Jun-13-11 08:03 AM   #61 
  - Did they stop over in Swizerland for refueling? ;-) n/t  BridgeTheGap   Jun-13-11 08:10 AM   #62 
  - Filing under "No Fucking Shit"  alcibiades_mystery   Jun-13-11 08:12 AM   #63 
  - And Sallie mae torments me over student loans  Oxy Contin   Jun-13-11 08:21 AM   #64 
  - +1 and welcome to DU.  glinda   Jun-13-11 09:23 AM   #85 
  - What about the $8b the shrub gave Halliburton for "undocumented expenses" just before the election?  HopeHoops   Jun-13-11 08:31 AM   #66 
  - Who could have known. kr nt  ooglymoogly   Jun-13-11 08:40 AM   #68 
  - I'm shocked I tell ya'. Shocked. nt  Saturday   Jun-13-11 08:49 AM   #69 
  - Missing Iraq money may have been stolen, auditors say ($6.6 billion)  kpete   Jun-13-11 09:00 AM   #70 
  - mission accomplished George...your friends have been well  Gin   Jun-13-11 09:00 AM   #71 
  - Stuart Bowen was part of the Bush team in Florida, among others.  plumbob   Jun-13-11 09:00 AM   #72 
  - Stolen? I'm SHOCKED...SHOCKED, I say.  Earth Bound Misfit   Jun-13-11 09:00 AM   #73 
  - Hmmm, I wonder  mittysmom09   Jun-13-11 09:33 AM   #90 
  - may? huh. i need to get me one of them jobs. nt  xchrom   Jun-13-11 09:00 AM   #74 
  - Would it be fair to say the $6.6 billion is a microcosm of junior's Iraqi adventure, of his entire  indepat   Jun-13-11 09:00 AM   #75 
  - Just "another one of those mysteries" that we're not supposed to look back on....  seafan   Jun-13-11 09:00 AM   #76 
  - Covered Up like Pat Tilman  FreakinDJ   Jun-13-11 09:01 AM   #77 
  - Okay, if it is not returned, then EVERYONE is staying in for recess!  jberryhill   Jun-13-11 09:01 AM   #78 
  - Have they ever found the missing 3 trillion?  Downwinder   Jun-13-11 09:03 AM   #79 
  - Bigger than TARP?  caseymoz   Jun-13-11 09:08 AM   #80 
  - Ya THINK????  musette_sf   Jun-13-11 09:08 AM   #81 
  - Ya Think?  Dyedinthewoolliberal   Jun-13-11 09:11 AM   #82 
  - This...from the fuckers who want to take away our Medicare and Social Security!!!  KansDem   Jun-13-11 09:24 AM   #86 
  - We shouldn't.  glinda   Jun-13-11 09:25 AM   #87 
  - Agreed...  KansDem   Jun-13-11 09:34 AM   #92 
  - not to mention our government of, by and for the people  wordpix   Jun-13-11 10:19 AM   #116 
  - No one, especially these rich ruthless cronies,  felix_numinous   Jun-13-11 09:27 AM   #88 
  - I thought it was pretty clear that the Bush Kleptocracy took it  Taverner   Jun-13-11 09:31 AM   #89 
  - Where's the prosecution?  grahamhgreen   Jun-13-11 09:33 AM   #91 
  - Yeah, I read that in No Shit magazine. nt  Deep13   Jun-13-11 09:42 AM   #95 
  - We tried to hustle the East . . . remember Kipling?  mistertrickster   Jun-13-11 09:44 AM   #96 
  - did they count the cash that they handed out to the war lords?  mopinko   Jun-13-11 09:45 AM   #97 
  - Somebody tell me why the prisons are not bursting at the seams  russspeakeasy   Jun-13-11 09:52 AM   #98 
  - Make this a campaign issue for 2012 - Republicans lost the money  kiranon   Jun-13-11 09:58 AM   #99 
  - Closing the books? Yet the IRS will hound Joe Taxpayer for $200  Love Bug   Jun-13-11 09:58 AM   #100 
  - Support our Oops - n/t  coalition_unwilling   Jun-13-11 09:59 AM   #101 
  - ROFL n/t  Beartracks   Jun-13-11 09:20 PM   #168 
  - A planeload here and a planeload there and, pretty soon, you're  coalition_unwilling   Jun-13-11 10:02 AM   #102 
  - Why is such an important shocker just now being discussed?  young_at_heart   Jun-13-11 10:05 AM   #104 
  - Wow, that took some serious detective work.  russspeakeasy   Jun-13-11 10:08 AM   #105 
  - Well Duh.  lildreamer316   Jun-13-11 10:09 AM   #106 
  - The co-conspirators  shoeless   Jun-13-11 10:11 AM   #107 
  - OKay.. well I'm sure that they have a way of tracking that money....  Corruption Winz   Jun-13-11 10:15 AM   #108 
  - We wouldn't have had the serial numbers of the bills or anything like that .... ?  defendandprotect   Jun-13-11 10:15 AM   #109 
  - No Shit Sherlock! nt  jimlup   Jun-13-11 10:16 AM   #111 
  - This is what Rep. Cynthia McKinney was working on and she was quickly attacked and out --  defendandprotect   Jun-13-11 10:16 AM   #112 
  - Do you think the right-wingers will apologize?  shoeless   Jun-13-11 10:19 AM   #117 
     - Wasn't sure that Rumsfeld made any answer to her, except a mumble ... but  defendandprotect   Jun-13-11 10:54 AM   #121 
  - DUH!  bongbong   Jun-13-11 10:17 AM   #114 
  - BushCo was responsible for the war & the $$$$---hold BushCo criminals responsible!  wordpix   Jun-13-11 10:17 AM   #115 
  - I'm waiting for the first GOP politician to suggest  Irritable Liberal   Jun-13-11 10:32 AM   #118 
  - Republicans will studiously ignore this story.  shoeless   Jun-13-11 10:59 AM   #126 
  - Sickening waste.  TwilightGardener   Jun-13-11 10:42 AM   #120 
  - Welp no fucking shit morons!  lonestarnot   Jun-13-11 10:56 AM   #123 
  - Off topic warning:  felix_numinous   Jun-13-11 10:57 AM   #124 
  - A good accounting system does not operate in cash. GAAP accounting requires documentation.  earcandle   Jun-13-11 11:03 AM   #127 
  - What about the undeclared revenue offshore? That must be a massive theft, too. nt  valerief   Jun-13-11 11:06 AM   #129 
  - Republicans lost $6.6 BILLION in taxpayers money  Deb   Jun-13-11 11:20 AM   #132 
  - What a great campaigning platform this would make  Blue Owl   Jun-13-11 11:44 AM   #136 
  - who remembers the S&L theft?  newspeak   Jun-13-11 11:30 AM   #133 
  - Hey instead we get big tough Nancy Pelosi cracking down on WEINERGATE  Blue Owl   Jun-13-11 11:42 AM   #135 
  - MSN's Twisted Priorities  colsohlibgal   Jun-13-11 11:52 AM   #138 
  - Your taxes at work: $1.5 billion in cash given to a guy in Erbil  SOS   Jun-13-11 12:17 PM   #139 
  - Remember Kelly's Heroes?  shoeless   Jun-13-11 12:26 PM   #140 
  - You don't say?! Stolen?! Who could have thought of that?  AllyCat   Jun-13-11 12:46 PM   #142 
  - Duh!!!!!!!!  mckara   Jun-13-11 01:15 PM   #143 
  - MAY????? ????????????? !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!  BrklynLiberal   Jun-13-11 01:28 PM   #144 
  - Just wunderin'?  boycottfaux   Jun-13-11 01:30 PM   #145 
  - All that cash came from we the taxpayers.  shoeless   Jun-13-11 01:42 PM   #149 
  - Iraqi oil, American money, or both?  shoeless   Jun-13-11 01:56 PM   #151 
  - Yes, it was Iraqi money that was entrusted to the US to return to the Iraqi people.  Prometheus Bound   Jun-13-11 07:06 PM   #167 
  - You can buy alot of Senators, Congressmen, Congresswomen and journalists with that kind of money  GreatCaesarsGhost   Jun-13-11 01:37 PM   #146 
  - Cost + bonus  libodem   Jun-13-11 01:37 PM   #147 
  - Auditors say, Bears May Shit in Woods. nt  valerief   Jun-13-11 01:42 PM   #148 
  - I am not upset over this at all.  cstanleytech   Jun-13-11 01:43 PM   #150 
  - BushCo. and Crooks, doing what they did best!  SoapBox   Jun-13-11 02:06 PM   #152 
  - Truly disgusting...  tex-wyo-dem   Jun-13-11 02:27 PM   #153 
  - STOLEN??  scribble   Jun-13-11 02:56 PM   #154 
  - "May"?  LibertyLover   Jun-13-11 03:12 PM   #155 
  - Rank and file Republicans were obsessed about getting to the bottom of this since day one.  zinnisking   Jun-13-11 03:36 PM   #156 
  - If I lose a pencil at work.. I will be flogged until I find it...  lib2DaBone   Jun-13-11 04:23 PM   #158 
  - ...may have been stolen  Raster   Jun-13-11 05:36 PM   #160 
  - duh... of course it was stolen  liberalla   Jun-13-11 06:04 PM   #164 
  - I'm sure it's just been temporarily misplaced  nonperson   Jun-13-11 06:09 PM   #165 
  - I know, the equivalent of almost three fully loaded C-130 planes.  kentauros   Jun-14-11 11:47 PM   #175 
  - That should put a definitive end to the theories that  Fool Count   Jun-13-11 06:58 PM   #166 
  - "May have been".... meaning it's been stolen  fascisthunter   Jun-13-11 09:23 PM   #169 
  - A shining success!  City Lights   Jun-13-11 09:24 PM   #170 
  - say what?  Nossida   Jun-13-11 10:18 PM   #171 
  - Only a fool would believe it was not stolen  donheld   Jun-13-11 10:25 PM   #172 
  - Oh it very likely was but it also could have been  cstanleytech   Jun-14-11 11:09 PM   #174 
  - Snicker  Solly Mack   Jun-15-11 08:02 AM   #176 
  - after eight long years of Little Boots  newspeak   Jun-16-11 11:11 AM   #177 
 

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