posted on Dec, 3 2012 @ 11:25 AM
Originally posted by xXxinfidelxXx
reply to post by JBA2848
This is the American gov we're talking about here. My money's on sheer and total neglect of duty on the part of the Army, as well as the corporation
that was contracted to formulate said explosives.
I beg to differ. US Army and other organizations have a record of great care and diligence when disposing of ordinance. Of course there are salient
exception, but they are not the rule.
This deficiency is specifically in the hands of Explosystems, a company which is the purview of David P. Fincher. My research indicates that this
company was created in 2001; that Fincher (and apparently his wife?) are executives in what has been characterized in "management consulting," yet
they have a specific business activity... distilling TNT out of surplus or waste explosives which they obviously are procuring from the military.
Now this 'veteran' owned company must have leveraged their military associations into a business venture (last i checked their worth about $3
Of course, since any oversight and regulation would "harm" this small business, it is clear they were presumed to be responsible enough to properly
handle and store the material.... perhaps they were 'cutting corners'... I can't say with any certainty... to do so would be outright speculation.
I do however, find it interesting that last year Explosystems brought a complaint against the awarding of a contract to dispose of explosives to
General Dynamics... as they alleged Explosystems was wrongly excluded from the bidding based on some technical finagling of the dollar adjustments
common to the "process."
Shortly thereafter... here we are.
Since these are prominent contributors for political players like Senator David Bruce Vitter, the junior United States Senator from Louisiana; I
expect there will be intervention of some kind in the matter.
Needless to say there is room for many conspiracy angles here... the most enticing of which is that outfits like these, as well as General Dynamics
may be an opportunity for the "loss" of weapons-grade material into the black market.... but that's just silly, no?
edit on 3-12-2012 by Maxmars because: (no reason given)