Information Landmine

"The Americans keep telling us how successful their system is. Then they remind us not to stray too far from our hotel at night." - An un-named EU trade representative quoted during international trade talks in Denver, Colorado, 1997.

Saturday, December 15, 2007

The confetti business...

Via way of Boing-Boing, here's a genuinely great chart about the Bush administration's skyrocketing shredding bill:

Federal Shredding Budget

Each rung of the chart is half a million dollars, and 2007's only measured to halfway through the year, meaning we can expect the incriminating-evidence-destruction budget to break that tricky $3 million barrier for the first time this year.


Blogger Steve said...

Looks like they learned something from Nixon's downfall: don't leave the evidence lying around where Congress or the media (ha!ha!) can get it!

17 December, 2007 13:09  

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