As goes the World Expo, so goes Shanghai. As goes Shanghai, so goes the security blanket of China. That was the conventional wisdom espoused way back ...
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I'm still digging into the slag heap that was the "USA Pavilion" at the World Expo: a completely private, law-evading, tax-exempt gift to wealthy corporations posing as a public institution.
Turning the State Department's functions over to Beltway bandits is not in the interest of the American people. And with each USA Pavilion faux pas, Clinton's argument for privatizing public diplomacy is growing weaker.
For more than a year I've asked the USA pavilion at Expo 2010 to provide me with a precise accounting of how they're spending the $61 million that they've raised from private corporations.
Bluntly put: the IRS would be very interested in any arrangement whereby Winslow is raising tax-deductible contributions for a contract that benefits his client, BRC, and him personally.
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