Briefly mentioned at the end of a NYT story is news that President Bush
signed a bill extending the mandate of the special
inspector general for Iraq reconstruction until 2008.
You'll recall there was some anxiety about this.
Arkadyevitchizing America since 2006
By the time you panic, it is way too late -- Lee Raymond, New York Times, July 6, 2008
Every gun that is made, every warship launched, every rocket fired, signifies a theft from those who are hungry and not fed; from those who are cold and not clothed. This world-in-arms is not spending money alone; it is spending the sweat of its laborers, the genius of its scientists, the hopes of its children. Dwight D Eisenhower, 11/16/53