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Thanks for Making the Point, Part II


One definition of inefficiency... working the problem a lot harder than any reward might bring.

If you ask the US Postal Service why they're bleeding money, they tell you:

"We are subject to Congressional oversight, regulation by other government agencies, and also oversight by various other organizations and the public," USPS said in their annual report. "If we cannot successfully address their various, and sometimes competing, concerns, we may be subject to greater regulation, which could increase our costs or otherwise place additional burdens on our operations," USPS warned regulators in the annual report.
Government oversight is as cost-effective as skiing with a snow-maker on your back. Washington is never a source for answers for that very reason.

I wonder if Washington's Super Genius regrets the comparison now.


by Brett Rogers, 8/18/2009 12:29:12 PM


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