9th August 03:37
OT: Pentagon Prepares a Futures Market on Terror Attacks (time)
What Was Behind the Pentagon's Betting Parlor?
By David Morse
Monday 04 August 2003
What was behind the Pentagon's screwball scheme to establish an online
futures market for acts of terrorism?
The $8 million betting parlor was scuttled only three days before its
scheduled debut on August 1. Was it just a one-time fluke? If so, it
raises questions about who is running the Pentagon. If it was part of
a pattern, then it raises some serious questions about the Bush