Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor tag:typepad.com,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2012-08-15T18:21:42-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Sen. Menendez Responds (Sort Of) to HSBC Dirty Dollars Inquiry (Commentary) tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201774426e36b970d 2012-08-15T18:21:42-04:00 2012-08-15T18:21:42-04:00 Media scrutiny of the HSBC money-laundering scandal has died down, but I am not letting Sen. Robert Menendez (D) -- who represents me here in New Jersey -- nor any other congressional recipients of the disgraced bank's political action committee generosity off the hook. Steve Peacock Scandal-Plagued HSBC Shopped Congress for Favors tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e20167694c0668970b 2012-08-15T18:04:29-04:00 2012-08-15T18:04:29-04:00 The fallout from the HSBC money laundering scandal continues to reverberate around the globe, but U.S. Congress members apparently are in no hurry to return millions of dollars they have received from the scandal-plagued bank. Steve Peacock WND: Cash Flows for 'Madrassa' Lawmaker tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2016768ab8d86970b 2012-07-22T12:34:49-04:00 2012-07-22T12:34:49-04:00 Check out my latest article for WND, "Cash flows for 'madrassa' lawmaker -- Contributors include Obama appointee as U.S. Marshal." Steve Peacock Armor & Irony: Destroy the Village & Sell Huts to Homeless Villagers tag:typepad.com,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e882400f6970d 2006-03-18T00:00:00-05:00 2006-03-18T00:00:00-05:00 Isn't it ironic that U.S. industry produces items such as mini armored troop carriers while simultaneously manufacturing bombs known as sensor fuzed weapons, which are made to destroy such human-delivery watercraft? Come to think of it, they probably limit sales of this disparate combination of protective and destructive goods to... Steve Peacock