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    2 Years to Fire Government Wasters?

     

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    The  latest scandal coming out of the Administration of President Barack  Obama is over a Las Vegas convention that took place nearly 2 years ago  and involves the government's own watch dog over government assests, the  General Services Administration or GSA. Yes, it happened quite awhile  ago in political terms, but the question is why did it take nearly 2  years to fire government wasters?

    Remember when on November 9, 2011 I wrote this report:

    Obama Targets Wasteful Spending in the Executive Branch

    I  for one found this quite encouraging that the President was targeting  waste and swag in government. This seemed to be one promise that the  President was keeping. Now we learn of this GSA convention nearly 2  years ago. It was only within the week the offending top officials  including his appointee to head the GSA were canned.

    Why?

    Also  why is Congress just now investigating? Congressional leaders have  known about this waste of taxpayer money since last year, according to  CNN and other published reports.

    Is it any wonder that Congress, that the federal government bureaucracy and this Administration is held in such distrust?

    If  our political leaders can't do their jobs, no matter whether in  Congress or the President and his appointees, don't just fire the  workers involved, fire those elected officials and appointees at the  voting booth in November.

    From the Cornfield, there is no excuse for this type of waste and ineptness.

    Is  it any wonder the viral video of the government employee rapper won top  prize at the convention while rubbing it in American taxpayers' noses  how federal bureaus get away with these abuses of the public trust?

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