The Resource The wastrels of defense : how Congress sabotages U.S. security, Winslow T. Wheeler., (ebook)

The wastrels of defense : how Congress sabotages U.S. security, Winslow T. Wheeler., (ebook)

Label
The wastrels of defense : how Congress sabotages U.S. security
Title
The wastrels of defense
Title remainder
how Congress sabotages U.S. security
Statement of responsibility
Winslow T. Wheeler.
Creator
Contributor
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Cataloging source
MiAaPQ
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Wheeler, Winslow T
Dewey number
336.3/9
Index
index present
LC call number
HJ7537
LC item number
.W54 2004
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
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NC Live eBook Central
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  • United States
  • United States
  • Waste in government spending
  • Patronage, Political
  • United States
Label
The wastrels of defense : how Congress sabotages U.S. security, Winslow T. Wheeler., (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1507302
Instantiates
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of the problem -- What is the problem? -- Ego is at the heart of the trouble -- Pork : it's worse than you've been told -- War is not hell : it's an opportunity -- Mr. Smith is dead -- Confessions of a pork processor -- Pork lows and highs -- How the system operates, or doesn't -- Oversight : the triumph of appearances over reality -- Watchdogs, lapdogs, and distorted lenses -- Beyond nonfeasance : the utility of distortion -- The engine of congressional good and evil : the staff -- Hill life and death -- The right and wrong way to go to war -- Politicians at their best -- Congress on its knees -- The week of shame -- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515601
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC1507302
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1507302
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1507302
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10821332
  • (OCoLC)865330445
Label
The wastrels of defense : how Congress sabotages U.S. security, Winslow T. Wheeler., (ebook)
Link
https://www.nclive.org/cgi-bin/nclsm?url=https://ebookcentral.proquest.com/lib/cmlibrary-ebooks/detail.action?docID=1507302
Publication
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 249-267) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
The nature of the problem -- What is the problem? -- Ego is at the heart of the trouble -- Pork : it's worse than you've been told -- War is not hell : it's an opportunity -- Mr. Smith is dead -- Confessions of a pork processor -- Pork lows and highs -- How the system operates, or doesn't -- Oversight : the triumph of appearances over reality -- Watchdogs, lapdogs, and distorted lenses -- Beyond nonfeasance : the utility of distortion -- The engine of congressional good and evil : the staff -- Hill life and death -- The right and wrong way to go to war -- Politicians at their best -- Congress on its knees -- The week of shame -- Conclusion
Dimensions
unknown
Extent
1 online resource (305 pages)
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781612515601
Isbn Type
(e-book)
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Note
Electronic reproduction. Ann Arbor, MI : ProQuest, 2015. Available via World Wide Web. Access may be limited to ProQuest affiliated libraries.
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
  • EBC1507302
  • (MiAaPQ)EBC1507302
  • (Au-PeEL)EBL1507302
  • (CaPaEBR)ebr10821332
  • (OCoLC)865330445

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