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Cheap Politicians

Learning Curve Wrote: Oct 02, 2012 3:18 PM
What is the most realistic prospect today is the status quo today. ....and the status quo today is working out so really well for us.....if America is to have any hope, we need both capable & honorable public servants.....to quote an old friend who sold industrial grade power tools & accessories to commercial contractors...."you buy cheap...you get cheap" just sayin'
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...