Gee...could this kind of U.S. political/financial corruption help explain why the far more extensive personal, family corruption in countries like Egypt and Jordan and Saudi Arabia is not ever mentioned by American politiians? Just over the past few years the huge Savings and Loan scandal, White Water, and now Enron/Arthur Anderson. Not to mention that both the Democrats and the Republicans do it, the Bush and Cheney families right up there at the top of the list. Not to mention what are we to think of a country where movie starts buy huge jumbo jets for their own private use? Just being report today:
Hollywood legend JOHN TRAVOLTA has spent over $84 million on a 440-seat jumbo jet, according to reports. The star will use the Boeing 747 to fly to film premieres around the world. His spokesman says: "He believes this investment will save him loads of time over the next few years and of course he gets to choose who gets on board with him." The 47-year-old - who bought the plane from Australian airline QANTAS.