CommentsPeople seem to forget that a cattle prod is a STIMULUS and that “stimulus” put through by the democrats helped those who helped them into office with a HUGE chunk of OUR money.
All the common wage earner got our of that stimulus was the working end of a cattle prod.
Are all these handouts from DC legal? NO!, but they refuse to restrict themselves to the duties given them in the Constitution and they only give the Constitution lip service to make us think that what they are doing is Constitutional.
With all the money being handed out to their benefactors, there is precious little left to carry out their LEGAL obligations.
Posted by JohnMinn on 06/13 at 06:06 AM | #
$560M for a VA hospital is small potatoes compared to $1B for 6400 DOD bureaucrats, with parking for only 3900 cars.
I agree totally. The government only does three things well - it lies, it cheats and it steals.
Posted by Bill on 06/12 at 10:23 AM | #
Government Does Very Few Things Well
Posted by Doug Patton on Jun 12, 2012 at 05:40 AM
Governments are cumbersome and wasteful. Their priorities are generally wrong. They devour resources that could be put to much more efficient use in the private sector,
It is almost axiomatic that if something can be done efficiently by the private sector, local government will try to restrict it, tax it, regulate it or take it over. If local government somehow manages to do something well, state officials will do their best to make sure responsibility for that thing is transferred to them. And if, by some miracle, state government is in charge of a thing that is functioning properly and economically, you can rest assured the feds will conclude that, against all logic and historical evidence, they are the entity that can best serve the public in that area.More...
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