NOTHING TO SEE HERE, MOVE ALONG

NOTHING TO SEE HERE, MOVE ALONG:  Federal Environmental Lab Cooked the Books for Two Decades and No One Is Being Punished

A federal lab has been falsifying environmental data for two decades and officials refuse to name the criminals responsible or say whether they have been punished.

A United States Geological Survey (USGS) lab in Colorado was discovered to have manipulated data from 1996 to 2014 with “serious and far ranging” effects, according to a recent report by the Department of the Interior (DOI) Inspector General (IG).

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The idea that this criminal activity is being treated as a personnel matter shouldn’t surprise us. Nor should the Department of Justice’s refusal to prosecute.

Sometime after Nixon, it became standard procedure to lie, cheat, and manipulate. And they get away with it too because the media is either lazy or in the midst of lying, cheating or manipulating.

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