For Sale, Cheap: The Things You Need to Invade a Nation

For Sale, Cheap: The Things You Need to Invade a Nation - Yahoo! Finance

The U.S. is giving Iraq $580 million worth of equipment, the Pentagon

estimates. That bothers Scott Pepperman, executive director of the

National Association of State Agencies for Surplus Property, which helps

states purchase excess government equipment. “One fire truck can save a

community from raising taxes, cutting off police forces,” says

Pepperman. “Who owns the property? It’s the U.S. taxpayers. The best

[thing] is to bring it back to the people who paid for it in the first

place.”

via For Sale, Cheap: The Things You Need to Invade a Nation.

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