Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,2003:weblog-94161205314098957 2014-07-02T12:51:43-04:00 Original reporting on little-known U.S. government funded foreign aid projects, so-called "drug war" initiatives, and overseas business subsidies. TypePad Not Farewell, But See You Elsewhere; U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor to be Archived,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a3fd2a01d1970b 2014-07-02T12:51:43-04:00 2014-07-06T18:02:15-04:00 While my creation of U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor has been a fruitful venture -- both product-wise and profit-wise -- I believe it is time to shift my energies toward other initiatives. Steve Peacock Why Washington Can't Stop its Evil Ways (WND),2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a3fd27a265970b 2014-06-29T08:40:19-04:00 2014-06-29T08:40:19-04:00 While federal lawmakers increasingly try to address the nation’s fiscal worries, “taxpayers might still not see the relief they deserve” by the time Congress alternately slashes and adds to FY 2015 spending bills, one budget analyst has warned. Steve Peacock Obama Spending $140M to Assess Pakistan Aid Program,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a73dd64f5c970d 2014-06-10T21:02:00-04:00 2014-06-10T21:02:00-04:00 While the flow of billions of America taxpayer dollars to the Islamic Republic of Pakistan has slowed during President Obama’s second term, his administration nonetheless will put $140 million into a project to figure out how to help “increase stability, democracy, and prosperity for the men and women” of that nation. Steve Peacock Feds Holds Another Handout Summit,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a73dd3f590970d 2014-06-06T21:02:40-04:00 2014-06-06T21:02:40-04:00 The Obama administration has taken its corporate-welfare road show to Mexico, where American taxpayers funded a three-day conference over the last week, with an aim to simultaneously subsidize U.S. industry while helping Mexico tap into the U.S. Treasury to fund its national infrastructure plan to the tune of hundreds of billions of dollars. Steve Peacock Kaboom! State Dept. finally gives explosive answer (via WND),2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a73dccafd7970d 2014-05-27T21:48:09-04:00 2014-05-27T21:48:09-04:00 The State Department bureau tasked with secretly sending to embassies plastic and liquid explosives operates under the guidance of Under Secretary of State for Management Patrick F. Kennedy, whom a congressional panel last year separately found to be largely responsible for security lapses in Benghazi, WND has learned. Steve Peacock NightTalker Radio: Michael David McGuire Interview with Steve Peacock,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a73dc8aadc970d 2014-05-21T20:08:54-04:00 2014-05-22T16:22:03-04:00 Extraordinary thanks to Michael David McGuire, host of the New York-based NightTalker Radio Show, for reaching out to and providing a platform to discuss my recent reports on U.S. Department of State's purchase of thousands of containers of liquid explosives and many hundreds of pounds of plastic explosives and other blasting equipment. Equally important is the chance to highlight the subsequent government silence and mainstream media avoidance of the issue. Steve Peacock Continued Silence from the U.S. State Dept. on Explosives Buy,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a73dc7cb11970d 2014-05-20T18:53:13-04:00 2014-05-20T18:56:56-04:00 Following three reports on the U.S. Department of State's purchase of thousands of containers of liquid explosives and many hundreds of pounds of plastic explosives, the State Dept. remains silent on the matter. Today I sent yet another request to its Press Office, advising the department that the door remains wide open to explain whether the federal government' s global diplomatic arm has legitimate uses for the blasting equipment. Steve Peacock Obama now probes everyone's health – in Kenya! (WND),2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a511984d65970c 2014-04-06T19:18:35-04:00 2014-04-06T19:18:35-04:00 In the latest addition to the Obama administration’s growing aid-to-Kenya portfolio, the U.S. will help subsidize a nationwide citizen-health assessment in every Kenyan county without exception. Steve Peacock A conversation with Ron Paul: Meddling in affairs of foreign nations,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a3fce1db57970b 2014-03-28T20:39:18-04:00 2014-03-28T20:39:18-04:00 A conversation with Ron Paul about the billions of taxpayer dollars spent meddling in the political affairs of foreign nations like Ukraine, Steve Peacock Commentary on Joseph Farah's editorial "Obama really is helping his country",2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e201a73d94dbf4970d 2014-03-19T18:45:22-04:00 2014-03-19T18:45:22-04:00 What a thrill it was to read yesterday's editorial by Joseph Farah, founder, editor and CEO of WND, on his publication's extensive coverage of Obama administration assistance to Kenya, Barack Obama's "home country," as the First Lady once referred to the African nation. I have been blessed with the chance to write the bulk of those articles via Steve Peacock