Navy Offers $3 Mil Contract for Updating Guantanamo Bowling Alley
This has been the worst week for the stock market since 2008.
The Dow lost 6.4 percent for the week, its biggest drop since the week that ended Oct. 10, 2008, when it fell 18 percent. That was at the height of the financial crisis.
Investors fear a recession or worse. The Administration is out pushing its deficit/jobs plan and telling us there are hard choices to make.
Yesterday, the Navy published a notice seeking a contractor to repair the bowling alley, youth center and Liberty Center at Guantanamo, at a cost of $3 million. (Note, this is not for the detainees, but the military employees.) [More...]
Award of a Task Order under the GTMO Large MACC contract for design build repairs to three activity centers located aboard US Naval Base Guantanamo Bay, Cuba. Work includes 1) Base CLIN 0001 Bowling Center: Replace exterior windows and doors, install new HVAC, remodel restrooms, replace carpeting, replace ceiling grid, tiles and lights, repair interior and exterior walls and pressure wash and repaint. 2) Base CLIN 0002 Youth Center: Repair EIFS and protective coat, replace gutters and downspouts, replace exterior windows and doors, and repair interior. 3) Option CLIN 0003 Liberty Center: Replace exterior windows and doors, install new HVAC, replace carpeting, replace ceiling tiles and lights, repair interior and exterior walls and pressure wash and repaint.
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And then there's this: A watchdog agency reports that the Government has paid $600 million in benefits to dead people over the past 5 years.
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