Trillions of dollars are missing from the US government. What's going on? Where is the money? How could this happen? Where are the checks and balances? How much more has gone missing? What would happen if a corporation failed to pass an audit like this? Or a taxpayer? Who is responsible for this? Would your banks continue to handle your bank account if you behaved like this? Would your investors continue to buy your securities if you behaved like this? Learn more in the articles below.
"The technology revolution has transformed organizations across the private sector, but not ours, not fully, not yet. We are, as they say, tangled in our anchor chain. Our financial systems are decades old. According to some estimates, we cannot track $2.3 trillion in transactions. We cannot share information from floor to floor in this building because it's stored on dozens of technological systems that are inaccessible or incompatible." - Remarks as Delivered by Secretary of Defense Donald H. Rumsfeld, The Pentagon, Monday, September 10, 2001
Where is the Money? Litigation Ervin & Associates and the US Government shut down Hamilton Securities after it developed software for citizens to learn about HUD spending by place, seized the software, bankrupted the company, and never produced any evidence of wrongdoing ... see http://www.dunwalke.com/gideon/
Tennessee's Get Our Money Back Campaign -- 2002 Includes: The Story of the Missing Money; A State by State Breakdown of What the Missing Money is Costing You and Your Family; Questions to Congressman Van Hilleary (R-Tenn.) on Actions a Congressman Could Take to Get Our Money Back
Robert E. Rubin, 1997, Unauditable "We believe that the publication of these audited statements is an important step in providing American citizens with more information about the operations of their government."
Robert E. Rubin, 1998, Unauditable "We believe that the publication of this financial report is an important step in providing the AMerican public with useful information about their government's assets, liabilities and operations."
Lawrence H. Summers, 1999, Unauditable "We are committed to producing and reporting financial information that meets the highest standards of integrity and to provide to the American people the accountability and professionalism they expect from their government."
Paul H. O'Neill, 2000, Unauditable "I am committed to producing and reporting financial information that meets the highest standards of integrity and to provide the American people the accountability and professionalism that they expect from the government."
Paul H. O'Neill, 2001, Unauditable "I believe that the American people deserve the highest standards of accountability and professionalism from their government, and I will not rest until we achieve them."
John W. Snow, 2002, Unauditable "I intend to continue the commitment to producing and reporting financial information that meets the highest standards of integrity and to provide the American people the accountability and professionalism that they expect from their government."