One American tried to steal forty million dollars from Zambia, money that is supposed to pay for education and health care in that country. Grrrr.
Thanks to the zealous reporting of Greg Palast and Democracy Now! and also the declining fortunes of Alberto Gonzales, this theft may be stopped.
Go and read the whole story.
Perhaps the only good thing one can say about this individual’s actions is that he didn’t wage war to extract his profit; he only used bribery.
I can only hope that nabbing this guy will embiggen folks to take on even badder guys.
In other news, Vermont senators approved a resolution calling for the impeachment of Bush and Cheney.
I’d like to take a moment to wave the Vermont flag.