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That to secure these rights, Governments are instituted among Men, deriving their just powers from the consent of the governed,

Thursday, October 28, 2010

Another Low for the US Government

From the 5 Minute Forecast Blog....

"...the group Transparency International just released its annual ranking of nations based on how corrupt their governments are. For the first time, the United States has fallen out of the list of 20 least-corrupt nations, coming in at No. 22.

New Zealand, Denmark and Singapore rank as the cleanest. Iraq, Burma, Afghanistan and Somalia come in at the bottom.

Coincidence? Except for Burma, each of the four most-corrupt governments in the world owes its very existence to U.S. intervention: Your tax dollars at work.

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