> In a message dated 1/4/99 10:40:13 AM Central Standard Time,
> firstname.lastname@example.org writes:
> > For this reason, I think that all government agencies should be
> > required to open their books for auditing by independent organizations like
> > Consumer Reports, etc. so we can see if such agencies are cost effective or
> > not.
> > Non-cost effective agencies should be disbanded and the markets for the
> > agencies
> > products should be opened to competition. Congress should not be able to
> > keep
> > dinosaurs operating in perpetuity...
> I'd go for that in an eyeblink.
> However..you know from being in the USAF( just as I was) that the government
> takes waste to extremes undreamed of in the private sector.
yeah, they hate fraud, waste, and abuse only if the generals aren't already getting their own cut....