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Whodunnit: U.S. investigators probe theft
of millions from Afghan government during
Taliban takeover

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Posted By: Ribicon, 6/7/2022 12:27:12 AM

Afghanistan’s president didn’t make off with oodles of cash as he fled the country last summer, but someone seems to have, according to a new inspector general’s report Monday that says a key security account was drained of funds the day before the Taliban took over. Allegations that former President Ashraf Ghani made off with $169 million in his helicopter can’t be true, America’s Special Inspector General for Afghanistan Reconstruction said. The chopper simply couldn’t have concealed and carried what would have amounted to nearly two tons of cash, investigators said. But someone did manage to get to “tens of millions of dollars” that were in a vault


American Exceptionalism means we're doing this again, only exponentially, with countless billions of dollars being funneled with urgency to our longtime Greatest Ally the Ukraine, with enough Republican support to make it happen.

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Reply 1 - Posted by: subal 6/7/2022 12:37:29 AM (No. 1178302)
Chalk up another one for Hunter Biden!
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Reply 2 - Posted by: GoodDeal 6/7/2022 1:32:17 AM (No. 1178321)
The Big Guy got his cut for sure.
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Reply 3 - Posted by: FL_Absentee_Voter 6/7/2022 2:10:10 AM (No. 1178329)
Let alone the $80 billion in hardware - no one thought to secure the millions in cash? Uneffingbelievable. I'm told by someone who was on the ground there that our sudden exit was in deference to the Chinese, who were setting up mining operations throughout the country and simply told us it was time to leave. 10% for the Big Guy, no doubt.
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Reply 4 - Posted by: mifla 6/7/2022 4:16:10 AM (No. 1178365)
Hey, it's only taxpayer money. Plenty more where that came from. If you protest, you are a mean racist.
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Reply 5 - Posted by: Rinktum 6/7/2022 4:59:26 AM (No. 1178382)
Why waste more money on an investigation? Biden gave them everything they wanted. What they do with it is immaterial. If Biden had felt any fiscal responsibility to the taxpayer, he would have not made the single most egregious exit from this hellhole in the history of this country. He owns every dollar thrown away to our mortal enemies. There would be no need of an investigation if Biden would have continued the plan of withdrawal that President Trump had initiated. It is the height of naivety to believe all that money and equipment wouldn’t end up in the hands of thieves. Biden didn’t care and his goal was not to protect our soldiers, our equipment or the obscene amount of money he threw at these savages. Every dollar, every piece of equipment, and most importantly every soldier that died did so because of Joe Biden’s spiteful incompetence.
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Reply 6 - Posted by: DiegoDude 6/7/2022 5:20:40 AM (No. 1178388)
I remember an old bumper sticker: " Don't steal, the government hates competition." Like everything else Brandon has touched, it always turns to s#!$.
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Reply 7 - Posted by: WhamDBambam 6/7/2022 6:33:13 AM (No. 1178417)
Check with the Big Guy.
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Reply 8 - Posted by: Strike3 6/7/2022 6:58:27 AM (No. 1178434)
Nobody stole more money from the Afghanistan debacle than the Bidens from the American people. Eighty billion in hi-tech military gear is grand larceny with a capital "G."
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Reply 9 - Posted by: smak90 6/7/2022 7:32:51 AM (No. 1178467)
As far as the government is concerned it's just paper. I'm just wondering how long it will take Americans to figure out it's all about to be worthless paper.
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Reply 10 - Posted by: Muguy 6/7/2022 8:19:04 AM (No. 1178530)
So we have no accountability for the Mega BILLIONS sent Ukraine's way???
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Reply 11 - Posted by: Rumblehog 6/7/2022 8:58:24 AM (No. 1178567)
Where was James Biden around that time? Hunter?
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Reply 12 - Posted by: bighambone 6/7/2022 9:06:17 AM (No. 1178577)
Check the Bidens offshore bank accounts!
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Reply 13 - Posted by: Kate318 6/7/2022 9:34:08 AM (No. 1178613)
My bet is that it’s in the hands of the CIA.
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Reply 14 - Posted by: red1066 6/7/2022 10:12:08 AM (No. 1178669)
Who gives a s. 169 million is pocket money compared to the 84 billion worth of military equipment left behind.
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Reply 15 - Posted by: judy 6/7/2022 10:25:08 AM (No. 1178689)
And they impeached Trump for a phone call?????????
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Reply 16 - Posted by: Heil Liberals 6/7/2022 10:25:44 AM (No. 1178692)
Bwahahahahaha!!! I’m just jealous cause I wasn’t there to get mine. This is example 1,345,865,532 that shows We Are Rome.
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Reply 17 - Posted by: Proud Texan 6/7/2022 11:02:25 AM (No. 1178717)
I suspect #13 is spot-on.
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Reply 18 - Posted by: MDConservative 6/7/2022 11:28:01 AM (No. 1178745)
$169 million...chump change in this TRILLION DOLLAR world. A cost of doing business there for 20 years.
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