Bush Scandals List

Table of Contents for Category: Incompetence

1. Patient neglect at Walter Reed Army Hospital

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Supporting the troops, Whistleblower

12. NSA warrantless wiretapping

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Revolving Door, Surveillance, War on Terror, Whistleblower

38. Inaction on Israeli-Palestinian peace process

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Middle East

40. Alberto Gonzales

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Politicization of the DOJ, War on Terror

43. Porter Goss trashing the CIA

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Intelligence

66. PDB on Bin Laden (ignoring the terrorist threat pre-9/11)

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

80. Native American trust funds

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Politics/Domestic

110. White House email on RNC servers (in contravention of White House Records Act)

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

149. Politics at NASA

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General

207. Donald Rumsfeld

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Iraq, Torture, War on Terror

210. An unreported leak of highly enriched uranium

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

220. DHS employed Wackenhut for its security, a firm that just may be more incompetent than the DHS

Posted in: Contractors, DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

224. Don Siegelman (ex-Governor of Alabama and a political prosecution with ties to Karl Rove)

Posted in: Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Politicization of the DOJ, Whistleblower

225. FEMA trailers for Katrina victims with high levels of formaldehyde

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Katrina

226. The White House declares that Harriet Miers doesn’t have to answer a subpoena based on a legal opinion by a lawyer who legally should no longer be in his post

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Law/Constitution

230. David Petraeus mislays 350,000 rifles and pistols in Iraq

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Iraq

247. Six nuclear tipped cruise missiles flown across US in massive security breach

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, WMD

259. Failure to spend funds to exonerate individuals through DNA testing

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

260. Proposed DHS use of flawed Social Security info to weed out undocumented workers

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Immigration, Incompetence

262. Joseph Schmitz (partisan former DOD IG)

Posted in: Contractors, Cronyism, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Revolving Door

271. Two antagonistic anti-corruption units in Iraq

Posted in: Corruption, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Iraq

284. Al Hubbard wrongheaded Bush economic adviser leaves post

Posted in: Economy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

296. Carl Truscott (ATF) more interested in decorating his office than doing his job

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

300. FBI not paying phone bills for wiretaps

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

302. DHS’ goofy terrorist target list

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

304. Boats that don’t float

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Whistleblower

306. More incompetence at the VA

Posted in: Health, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Supporting the troops

311. The Federal (non)- Protective Service

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

316. Understaffing at State

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

317. Understaffing at the US Park Police

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror, Whistleblower

331. Freedom of Information, well not so much

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

333. Government by contractor

Posted in: Contractors, Corruption, Cronyism, DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

334. Bad ammo, worse contractors

Posted in: Afghanistan, Contractors, Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

338. Pentagon waste in acquisition spending

Posted in: Contractors, Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

340. Rumsfeld’s army of the future

Posted in: Foreign Affairs, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

342. al Qaeda safe havens in Pakistan’s Tribal Areas

Posted in: Afghanistan, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

355. Department of Defense can not account for billions it spent in Iraq

Posted in: Corruption, Criminality, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Iraq

357. Pentagon has too few auditors for its weapons acquisition programs

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General

358. Failure of KBR to fix electrical problems leads to soldier’s electrocution

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Supporting the troops

365. Speculation in crude oil futures markets

Posted in: Economy, Energy, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

366. The anthrax attacks, a blown investigation

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Law/Constitution, Media, War on Terror

377. Gonzales’ mishandling of national security document

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Intelligence

379. The GSA opposes 9/11 safety changes in building construction

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

386. Failure to outfit planes to fight fires in Southern California

Posted in: Contractors, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence

388. Religious profiling at the DHS

Posted in: DHS/Homeland Security, Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, War on Terror

399. The cockamamie FBI investigation of the Madrid train bombings and Brandon Mayfield

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence, Inspector General, Surveillance, War on Terror

400. An absent President

Posted in: Hugh's List of Bush Scandals, Incompetence