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Strapped feds have money for gopher-tortoise survey
WND ^ | March 18, 2013 | Steve Peacock

Posted on 03/20/2013 3:03:51 PM PDT by Steve Peacock

The Obama administration recently issued warnings to contractors of potential sequestration-related spending cuts, but in the meantime federal spending continues unabated, domestically and globally.

Some of the apparently indispensable projects include a survey of the gopher tortoise, alternative energy outings to Turkey and the purchase of gold pellets.

USAID recently advised vendors that the agency “is taking every step to mitigate the effects of these cuts, but … it is likely that your company’s workforce, revenue, and planning processes may be affected.”

But that is not stopping USAID from reaching out to contractors to carry out its new $700 million global “ecological-governance” program.

(Excerpt) Read more at wnd.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; News/Current Events; US: Mississippi
KEYWORDS: foreignaid; obama; sequestration

1 posted on 03/20/2013 3:03:51 PM PDT by Steve Peacock
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"New projects continue to emerge while existing programs undergo expansion, from the seemingly inconsequential – such as a $79,000 U.S. Trade & Development Agency grant to send U.S. railway representatives on an exploratory mission to India – to initiatives on a multi-billion-dollar scale."
2 posted on 03/20/2013 3:14:29 PM PDT by NoLibZone (I predict the exact same Freepers will hate the GOP Candidate for: 2016,2020,2024,2028, 2032.)
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To: Steve Peacock

Kill the corrupt USAID program; all of it!


3 posted on 03/20/2013 3:42:16 PM PDT by carriage_hill (The Most Insidious Power The Corrupt, Criminal Media Has, Is The Power To Ignore The Truth.)
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