GOVERNMENT: A Shocking Situation

Sooner or later, every dollar spent by the U.S. Government must pass the watchful eye of ex-Congressman Lindsay Carter Warren. As the $12,000-a-year Comptroller General of the U.S., Warren has frequently barked an alarm at war contract settlements; he believes that "everybody and his brother were out to get the Government during the lush war years." Last week, Watchdog Warren showed some real bite. In a report to Congress on war contract settlements, he accused federal agencies of "improper payment of many millions of dollars of public funds through fraud, collusion, ignorance, inadvertence or overliberality."

Warren had found "excessive" payments of...

Want the full story?

Subscribe Now


Get TIME the way you want it

  • One Week Digital Pass — $4.99
  • Monthly Pay-As-You-Go DIGITAL ACCESS$2.99
  • One Year ALL ACCESSJust $30!   Best Deal!
    Print Magazine + Digital Edition + Subscriber-only Content on

Learn more about the benefits of being a TIME subscriber

If you are already a subscriber sign up — registration is free!