Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2013-09-08T17:10:36-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Obama Can't Stop Spending — In Kenya! tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019aff4469c8970b 2013-09-08T17:10:36-04:00 2013-09-08T17:10:37-04:00 The Obama administration is seeking additional U.S. taxpayer funds to provide more health services to Kenyans through a massive assistance program that has already grown so “rapidly and exponentially” the U.S. government now needs help from outside contractors to oversee it. Steve Peacock Obama Can't Stop Spending — In Kenya! (WND) tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2019aff3c12ef970b 2013-09-06T19:05:55-04:00 2013-09-06T19:05:55-04:00 The Obama administration is seeking additional U.S. taxpayer funds to provide more health services to Kenyans through a massive assistance program that has already grown so “rapidly and exponentially” the U.S. government now needs help from outside contractors to oversee it. Steve Peacock Obama Wants Egyptian Students to Get More from College tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20192abde1850970d 2013-07-04T08:58:37-04:00 2013-07-04T08:58:37-04:00 President Obama wants to ensure all American adults obtain at least a year of college or career training while regaining America’s role as “world leader in college completion,” the U.S. Department of Education recently touted. The Obama administration then launched a new program to bring about such developments – in Egypt. Steve Peacock World Affairs Brief tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017ee8dd340b970d 2013-03-02T09:05:12-05:00 2013-03-02T09:26:43-05:00 Many thanks to Joel M. Skousen's World Affairs Brief for highlighting my recent PatriotUpdate.com article "U.S. Cost of U.N. 'Rule of Law' Project: $500 million." Steve Peacock Patriot Update: U.S. Cost of U.N. “Rule of Law” Project: $500 million tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017ee8890740970d 2013-02-15T15:40:20-05:00 2013-02-15T15:40:20-05:00 A half-billion-dollar Obama Administration program to help nations comply with United Nations-sanctioned governance reform has rolled out its first round of awards to several government-contracting behemoths. Steve Peacock One Less Defender of Liberty in Washington -- Ron Paul's Farewell tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2017d3daa668f970c 2012-11-14T16:22:30-05:00 2012-11-14T16:22:30-05:00 One of the nation's most vociferous defenders of liberty and opponents of big government has given his last goodbye on the floor of the House of Representatives: Rep. Ron Paul (R-Texas). Among his many astute observations -- and warnings -- he left for the American people, the segment of his speech on liberty was among the most striking: Steve Peacock "The Whistleblower" (movie trailer) tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20153907459c9970b 2011-08-05T11:09:26-04:00 2011-08-05T11:09:26-04:00 Though a fictional account,The Whistleblower appears to be critically relevant to some of the global contracting issues that U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor attempts to address Steve Peacock