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The Peace Corps´ Awful Secret
Daily Beast, by Tim Mak

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/17/2014 4:54:55 AM

The Peace Corps’ inspector general says she can’t oversee the agency properly without access to sex-assault records it refuses to hand over. Why won’t the Peace Corps comply? The Peace Corps’ internal watchdog is publicly criticizing the agency for not releasing sexual assault records, which they say is disrupting oversight of an agency that has struggled in the past to protect its volunteers. It’s a worrisome charge, leveled at one of America’s most storied programs by its own inspector general, and is just the latest episode for an organization roiled by exposés about the deaths of its volunteers abroad and the inadequacy

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: harleynyc, 8/17/2014 8:08:43 AM     (No. 9968863)

I´ve seen nerdy do-gooders become hard core liberals after serving in the peace corps. And it´s been said they are a traveling orgy that attracts social misfits.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: Country Boy, 8/17/2014 8:19:28 AM     (No. 9968874)

If Peace Corps is about giving back, why do ex-Peace Corps folks always brag about it, and put it on their resumes?

Loads of regular folks give to charity too, but they don´t advertise it.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Newtsche, 8/17/2014 8:36:16 AM     (No. 9968894)

This could explain Chris Matthews´ bizarre persona, think "Deliverance".

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/17/2014 10:15:45 AM     (No. 9969017)

Muzzling the IG was the first and continuing scandal of this administration.

If nobody can say no, then there is nothing to stop them

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