One Way to Be Fiscally Responsible – Find the Missing Money in the Defense Department
On September 10, 2001, Donald Rumsfeld gave a speech at the Pentagon where he stated:
“According to some estimates, we cannot track $2.3 Trillion dollars in transactions.”
“The adversary is closer to home, it’s the Pentagon bureaucracy.”
“In fact, it could be said that it’s a matter of life and death.”
CBS News reported,
“In the rush to fund the war on terrorism, the war on waste seems to be forgotten.”
According to the CBS report in the video below, the Pentagon Audit admitted it could not account for “25% of what it spends.”
Will Whistleblowers who try to track the money in the defense department be able to find the money and where it went? Or, will other people cover-up where the money is really going?
Here’s a you-tube video of Rumsfeld’s $2.3 Trillion missing money talk as reported by CBS News.
2.3 Trillion $$ of the Taxpayer’s Money is Missing
Donald Rumsfeld Unknown Unknowns !
U.S. Defense Budget 2000 to 2011
Should Congress Start Looking for Missing Money in the Defense Budget?
What do you think Congress should do to be more fiscally responsible? A penny saved is a penny earned. How about Congress investigating what is happening to the money already going to various programs. Shouldn’t the American people know where their tax dollars are going?