Glenn Greenwald: The Decade's Biggest ScamSubmitted by rhino on Mon, 08/29/2011 - 16:51
Ask yourself a question after reading the article below: Are there any candidates running for president, Republican or Democrat, that could agree with what Mr. Glenn Greenwald stated so eloquently in this article?
"The LA Times, while skillfully highlighting these wasteful programs, depicts them as some sort of unintended inefficiencies. That is exactly what they are not. None of this is unintended or inefficient but is achieving exactly the purposes for which it is designed. That's true for two reasons.
First, this wastefulness is seen as inefficient only if one falsely assumes that its real objective is to combat Terrorist threats. That is not the purpose of what the U.S. Government does. As Daniel Weeks explains today, the Congress -- contrary to popular opinion -- is not "broken"; it is working perfectly for its actual owners. Or, as he puts it, "Washington isn't broken -- it’s fixed":
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