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Message 623175 - Posted: 20 Aug 2007, 9:45:19 UTC

http://news.yahoo.com/s/bloomberg/20070816/pl_bloomberg/a_piz20xqxeu_1


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Message 623458 - Posted: 20 Aug 2007, 17:31:34 UTC

A lot of carelessness goin' on there. Somebody in the government oughta be hired to proofread contracts, etc, and look for errors like that. Glad the one girl's getting punished. Hope both have to pay restitution, too, even from the estate. And interest.


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Message 627054 - Posted: 26 Aug 2007, 13:48:44 UTC

The sad thing is that this is nothing special. There are other stories, especially in IRAQ. No wonder the bill for the war is THAT huge.

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Message 627056 - Posted: 26 Aug 2007, 13:49:46 UTC

I thought they were 27 cent washers...?


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Message 627154 - Posted: 26 Aug 2007, 16:59:17 UTC

Its really sad that the military even let this happen. Personally I think both sides are to blame and should share equal punishment because to let something like that happen makes you wonder what else are they hiding?




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Message 627218 - Posted: 26 Aug 2007, 18:26:50 UTC - in response to Message 623458.  

and look for errors like that.

Who said they were 'errors'? But of course, after they're noticed, they become errors... ;)
It may not be 1984 but George Orwell sure did see the future . . .

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