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Wednesday, April 09, 2008

Who Knew?

From the Washington Post, we have a winner most unsuprising news of the day:
Federal employees used government credit cards to pay for lingerie, gambling, iPods, Internet dating services, and a $13,000 steak-and-liquor dinner, according to a new audit from the Government Accountability Office, which found widespread abuses in a purchasing program meant to improve bureaucratic efficiency.[...]

In another case at the State Department, cardholder spent $360 at the Seduccion Boutique in Ecuador to buy "women's underwear/lingerie for use during jungle training by trainees of a drug enforcement program." The report does not include further details, but it says a State Department official "agreed that the charge was questionable."
"Jungle training"...I did some jungle training in Latin America before. Only it was in Mexico and involved a hooker. In Mexico City. So it wasn't really in the jungle per say. Nor was I doing any training. But it did involve drugs. Lots of peyote. So I'm pretty sure me and the DEA agents are on the same page.

Full article here.

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