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His Name is Earl

From Federal Computer Week:

President Barack Obama today named Earl Devaney, inspector general of the Interior Department, to oversee how the government spends the $787 billion economic stimulus package. Devaney will head the newly created Recovery Act Transparency and Accountability Board.


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F%#k/Off Abram/Off and All Your Buddies!

From U.S News & World Report:

In ordering the Interior Department’s former No. 2 man to serve time behind bars, a federal judge sent a message yesterday that public officials must be held accountable for their misdeeds. “Sir, you held a position of trust,” District Judge Ellen Huvelle told J. Steven Griles as she sentenced him to 10 months in prison. “And I will hold you to a higher standard.”
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Griles, Interior’s deputy secretary from 2001 to 2004, pleaded guilty in March for lying to Senate investigators about the nature and extent of his relationship with convicted lobbyist Jack Abramoff.

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Just a little side note–isn’t U.S. & World Report a little redundant? Last time I checked, the U.S. was a part of the world, despite Chimpy & Co.’s best efforts.

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