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EVDebs Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Feb-27-06 07:24 PM
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234. Dept of Ag is the second most corrupt behind Bureau of Indian Affairs
Edited on Mon Feb-27-06 07:42 PM by EVDebs
who were ALSO ripped off in order to set up the Indian gaming. Previous domestic skims for the CIA, where in Vegas and with Howard Hughes' casinos were sold off and the CIA needed another source to skim (but that's another story). Remember, it was HH's money that was used for Operation Jennifer, the Glomar Explorer/raiseRussianSub project. And remember the Danny Casolaro 'Indio' stuff re Cabazon tribe ? Guess what tribe is responsible for legalizing indian gaming via a US supreme court decision ? Exploiting the tribe's sovereign status allowed for CIA weapons demonstrations etc during Contra war in Nicaragua.

Where praytell did the skimmed monies resulting in the Indian Trust go ? And how long was this skim going on ? Won't find out but Indians were thrown the bone of casinos in order to avoid too messy an investigation /

The Farm Bureau is essential corporate farming these days and the little guys go along for the ride, even if it's not in their long term interests, hence the need for Farm Aid. Oil companies are major agriculture interests, I might add also. See Marc Reisner's Cadillac Desert for an explanation of the oil/farming interests. In California for example oil companies formed subsidiaries for agricultural holdings and in wine country they owned various vineyards. The oil companies got favorable tax treatment for this arrangement.

By now, many of these oil companies real estate and ag subsidiaries may have changed names or been divested

see Shell's Western Farm Service and some of Unocal's were acquired by Agrium in 2000 per
this (see p. 3)
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