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Investigation Reveals US Taxpayer Money Went To Taliban

July 26, 2011 by  

Investigation Reveals US Taxpayer Money Went To Taliban

An unreleased, military-led investigation found that United States funds, provided in part to promote Afghan businesses, were actually directed to the Taliban. The funds were provided under a $2.16 billion transportation contract.

“Yet U.S. and Afghan efforts to address the problem have been slow and ineffective, and all eight of the trucking firms involved in the work remain on U.S. payroll,” read an article for The Washington Post, which obtained a summary of the investigation. “(T)he military found ‘documented, credible evidence… of involvement in a criminal enterprise or support for the enemy’ by four of the eight prime contractors,” and “Six of the eight companies chosen as prime contractors under the Host Nation Trucking contract are owned by Afghans or are joint Afghan-international ventures.”

“This goes beyond our comprehension,” Representative John F. Tierney (D-Mass.) told the newspaper.

The article reported that, according to an unnamed senior defense official, a revised transport system will replace the current Host Nation Trucking contract when it expires in September, and it “will require detailed information on all subcontractors and supervision by military units in the field rather than headquarters-based contracting officers.”

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  • TIME

    Look folks a few questions for you all.

    Who was OSBL?
    How did he get to be head of the Taliban?
    Who Created the Taliban?
    And why was it Created?

    When you can be honest enough to answer these questions, then and only then can you be honest enough to face the true facts of what ills we as a nation face.

    We don’t have long I beg of you all WAKE UP and then WAKE UP others.

    • letitsnow1

      well said.

  • Charles

    Sad, but not surprised.

  • s c

    It could be that the Taliban is the Muslim version of a new entrepreneurial spirit on the other side of the world. Of course, they’re also dealing with Bummer, so common sense was the first victim of the situation.
    Get our people OUT of that area. PLEASE do NOT let us endure the same obsession that defined our exit from Vietnam [withdrawal via "honor"].

  • skippy

    well…my head just exploded. i have nothing to say………..

  • Baba

    I’m surprised that the money didn’t go to investigation why frog legs taste like chicken or why smart mice walk into mouse traps. Our tax dollars are pumped into stupid research to the tune of millions/billions of dollars and we tax paying suckers allow it. It appears that if U.S. called all the loans given to foreign countries, we just might save the mighty dollar. Brazil was given a good deal of our tax dollars for their off-shore drilling about the time all of our off-shore drilling was haulted due to the BP fiasco. Think about it. According to the article, Someone is in bed with the Taliban. Guess who?

    • Handyman

      hitler in chief (duplicate) is what obozo is. I remember hitler, obozo is a mirror image of him. He is all evil, history proves it. obozo is the same as hitler was, that I remember clearly, from the past.

    • letitsnow1

      i know, i know, it’s obama. ADA!

  • FireMall

    Well !! Blow me down !!!
    I assume the investigation as to why–who–when “We The People” have involuntarily funded one more instance of “Our” own demise & not to mention, the fact that it will be swept from “Our” sight & knowledge, just like the so called “un-intentional” Gun Walker / Fast & Furious ,”Arming” , of the Messcan Cartels , by “Our” Enemies Within, has been obliterated from the News Networks. The MSM’s cover ups by Omission now Also includes Murdock’s Fox news networks after the Soros Obama “punish Obama’s enemies” extortion & shakedown .
    Am I the only one that sees a very disturbing chain of coinciding / collective , events going on these days ??
    Only the Enemies within Know the True stories behind all the events occurring today that “Will” result in the Final & Well planned extinction of “We The People’s” America.
    I have a sure fire way of deciding “IF” these events are unintentional or “Intentional” .
    That being the “Fact” that in Life—There Are “NO” Accidents. Period.
    Just as God has advised. For every action & Event——————————– There “IS” a Reason.———————————–

  • Brian

    Bush gave more than $50 million directly to the Taliban just months before 9/11. I don’t remember anyone complaining about that.

    • Jana

      Brian,
      Did you complain?

    • Ruth Bacon

      Brian – can you furnish me with documentantion, proof of your statement that Bush gave 50 million DIRECTLY to the Taliban? I would like to research this.

    • http://naver samurai

      That’s a new one. Care to cite some sources? FOR GOD AND COUNTRY!

  • Susie

    This goes to show that nobody in our government(either party) knows what, how much or where our money is going when we give to foreign countries and entitlements . We only know that it is slipping through our fingers and being wasted and our government seems to care less.Someone should go through every single entitlement and get rid of all the scams and worthless crap that our tax payer dollars are spent on.

    • Don

      I agree, but what we need to get rid of is some people in Washington, we need a march on Washington , and we need it now !!!

  • http://moniquer7 Merlin

    Isn’t that giving aid and comfort to the enemy? And how can we afford to give away money if we can’t afford to pay our own military?

    • Andy

      I agree Merlin and I’m wondering why we always seem to find out this stuff after the fact?

    • letitsnow1

      well, the more our military are over there the more men and women we lose, and the less for here to help keep the usa safe, and the more money for the taliban, the more they will kill over there and here. i mean come on, look who is in charge, our muslim president.

  • used to be a liberal

    Well really, what did you expect. 4 Trillion dollars went missing, this is an example of where that missing money went. It is also obvious, but not proven yet, that a lot of that 4 trillion went to prop up socialist governments. What is really at stake here is not the fall of the U S A if Obama and company do not get one more dime, but the fall of the New World Order, the lessening of IMF and FED ofcontrol world economies, ours,especially and socialism itself.

    • 45caliber

      I agree.

  • Jack Kinch(1uncle)

    Tax money to the Taliban? We need to shorten the list of people who are authorized to spend taxes. Stop throwing it into the wind like giving taxes to Housing and Urban Development. Who knows who that goes to. Audit those people.

    • 45caliber

      Auditing doesn’t work. They need to fire the people when they do find them.

      Several years ago, some woman in Washington spend over $5 million on her government credit card. The General Accounting Office audited her. They found that about $3 million of it went to different charities. They couldn’t find the rest. So they stated that she shouldn’t give to charities in the future. She kept her job and the credit card!

      Wonder where the rest of it went …

      • independant thinker

        “Auditing doesn’t work. They need to fire the people when they do find them.”

        Auditing does work if they follow up fire and prosecute the guilty. Unfortunately all to often like you said all that happens is the guilty is they are told to be a good boy or girl from now on and when they agree the incident is forgotten.

  • MaryLovesGod

    And then we wonder why we are so much in debt!!!!!!!!!!

  • 45caliber

    Is this a surprise? It isnt’ to me!

  • Bob Marshall

    The CIA and the US government have supported the Taliban for years. Worked together not only in Afghanistan but in Kosovo as well.If all that happened in Afghanistan, Iraq,Libya,Solimia and Syria were know to the public the plans by the former PNAC would be in jeporady. The less we see and know the better that is why once the CFR and the corporate took control of the news media they are free to carry out their plans toward a one world government. Adolf hilter said it best when he said, “It is a good thing for the leaders that the masses don’t think! We have to admit we have trusted the news media for years to tell us the truth. At a Bilderberg meeting the news media was congradulated for keeping their goals secret for over forty years which all the public know their plans may not come to pass.The top 25 news media have many CFR members today.Fox is the last to join.

  • Alex

    Capitalism at its finest!!

    Arm despots who then kill our own kids!

    Gain huge no-bid contracts and gobble gobble everything while your kids get their heads blown off!

  • http://deleted Shirley Jones

    well that would be #1 to strike out of the “budget” if I had a vote…24 czars salaries would be #2… Michelle & companies trips would be # three… that would be a huge reduction….

  • chuckb

    barry is supporting the islamic governments with tax payer money, while at the same time using our troops to rebuild their infrastructure. he is spending billions in building and rebuilding mosque’s in egypt and afghanistan. all in all the muslim world is profiting by the president of the u.s. while our country suffers and un-employment is rising.
    the democrats should nominate a new person in 2012 to run for president they have failed miserably with this guy.

  • letitsnow1

    the tea party and republicans must get together, so we don’t have spilt votes or obama will surly win.

  • http://contributor.yahoo.com/user/165033/larrwayne_po.html LarrWayne

    Is that why B.0. would rather cut Social Security in a money tight.

  • Ronald Johnston

    Who do you think was behind this evil theft? osama obama

  • Delores Smith

    REP. JOHN F. TIERNEY,
    Your response to The Washington Post tells me that you need to work on your comprehension. It’s all very clear to me.
    Delores Smith
    Delores109@cox.net

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