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A Government of Waste

Bufordtwoodbutcher Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 6:10 PM
Did I spell Interpretation right?
Reginald10 Wrote: Apr 20, 2012 3:54 PM
If there's no red line under it, probably. Although the spell-checker software still won't let me use Sen. Lugar's first name. (Formal name Richard, but he doesn't use it.)

What can we learn from allegations against a half-dozen supervisors in the Government Services Administration for wasting, and perhaps stealing, taxpayer dollars on foolishness in Las Vegas, and against a dozen Secret Service agents for dangerously procuring prostitutes in Cartagena, Colombia, while there to prepare for a visit by the president?

If the allegations are true -- and they seem to be -- the behavior of these government workers reflects a view of government hardly consistent with the idea of limited government and public trust. The United States is the only nation in history founded on the principle that people voluntarily...