Steve Peacock's U.S. Trade & Aid Monitor,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!,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 Washington Takes Action on High Gas Prices,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e8824079c970d 2008-05-28T00:00:00-04:00 2013-06-18T09:59:07-04:00 Rising fuel prices and truck-based shipping expenses are spelling trouble for U.S. policymakers, who now are exploring ways to strengthen, as an alternative, new highways, commercial railways and ports. Specifically, the federal government is taking action through an endeavor known as the "Sub-Saharan Africa Trade Corridor Transportation Initiative." Steve Peacock Rubbers to Rwanda,2003:post-6a00d834515b9569e2014e882400ac970d 2006-03-08T00:00:00-05:00 2012-08-23T09:44:04-04:00 Over one-hundred million male condoms were poised to be distributed around the globe late last year by USAID, according to an actual government planning document obtained by Exhortations to the Oblivious. Steve Peacock