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Saturday, November 13


From Josh Marshall at Talking Points Memo

Former Iraq policy director at the NSC, Robert D. Blackwill has taken a job with the lobbying firm of Barbour Griffith & Rogers (BG&R).
Last year when President Bush's right-hand-man Joe Allbaugh resigned as FEMA chief and wanted to get into the Iraq business, he went to BG&R, where his wife then worked. They set Allbaugh up as New Bridge Strategies ("your bridge to success in Iraq").
More...with links

If you have a little time on your hands, you might also want to read up on Joe Allbaugh, George W. Bush, and Funeralgate.

Did someone say 'influence peddling'?


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