University Place and All The Governor's
Deep Throat II
Chapter 6 - UI and UIF Cookie Jars
“Overall, the transaction documented in the Disbursement Agreement appears
to us to be nothing more than the UIF agreeing with itself that it can use
funds held in trust by it for its own project (emphasis added).”
Investigative Prince Report
did we arrive at the “Enron-like implosion” of the University of Idaho’s
finances in Boise’s Watergate? Time for a quick review:
First, we have a giant pile
of chocolate chip cookies, Idaho’s annual education budget: $1.3 billion.
we have All the Governor’s Men sitting on multiple boards comprising
Idaho’s 180 government vacuum cleaners, sucking the life-blood out of the
we have private Cryptic Partners who was questionably granted exclusive
development rights along Boise’s Court House Corridor, 14 acres
unconstitutionally purchased by Ada County.
we have a shark frenzy of lawyers and lobbyists.
we have a land-grant expansion University, the U of I, with a President
and Vandal alumni competing against Boise State University.
Finally, everything was
supposed to happen faster than a speeding bullet: at the speed of
Everything was in place, everything
except for the money.
How did the perps in Boise’s Watergate expect to pay for their vision of
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