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Getting the U. S. Government to do anything is like herding ducks with a broom.




Barry McCaffrey, Director, U. S. Office of National Drug Control Policy, Army General, Quoted in The Washington Post, June 8, 1997

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Barry McCaffrey
Barry McCaffrey
  • Born: November 17, 1942
  • Nationality: American
  • Profession: Soldier

Barry Richard McCaffrey is a former United States Army officer and current news commentator, professor and business consultant who served on U.S. President Bill Clinton's Cabinet as the Director of the Office of National Drug Control Policy. He received three Purple Heart medals for injuries sustained during his service in the Vietnam War, two Silver Stars, and two Distinguished Service Crosses — the second-highest U.S. Army award for valor. He was inducted into U.S. Army Ranger Hall of Fame at U.S. Army Infantry Center at Fort Benning in 2007.

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