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Apr 01, 2011



This whole "disbarring for bad behavior" debate is yet one more red herring to take the focus off the real problem facing government procuremenet. Illegal activity on DoD contracts is far below 1/2 of 1% of the money spent, yet POGO continues to cooperate with industry in focusing on the irrelevant and ignoring the fact that probably 2/3rds or more of what we spend on weapons development contracts is wasted on contractor schemes to drag out development and jack up development costs. What are you going to do, disbarr a contractor for doing the very thing that "cost plus award fee" contracting provides them a profit incentive to do? POGOs focus on this farce and ignoring of the real problem makes them as much a part of the problem as the contractors themselves.

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