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Cheap Politicians

Account closed Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 11:36 AM
Spending is the biggest problem. All that borrowing allows government to feather its own bed and create thousands of squeaky wheeled special interests like ACORN and NOW, people and organizations who use Taxpayer Money to acquire more and more taxpayer money.
Now that the National Football League has apparently learned that it can be costly to hire cheap officials, perhaps the rest of us should learn the same lesson when it comes to government officials, whose bad calls can do a lot more damage.

What do we do when we want a better car, a better home or a better bottle of wine? We pay more for it. We definitely need a lot better crop of public officials. Yet we insist on paying flea market prices for people who will be spending trillions of tax dollars, not to mention making foreign policy that...