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Posted on 07/11/2008 5:35:04 AM PDT by grundle
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I’ve been mad for a long time about pols and bureaucrats and their sense of entitlement to public funds.
Lately it’s been like a waterfall of corruption. Every day I seem to come across DOZENS of articles pols and bureaucrats stealing money, abusing credit cards, doing inside deals to enrich themselves, etc.
It’s to the point that I wish there were a place on FR where we could post each day’s stories from around the country about public corruption. Er...make that around the world...the U.N. deserves its share of attention.
Is it just me or do you think the populace at large is beginning to catch on?
The only thing more worthless than a Pennsylvania Republican state rep is a Pennsylvania Democrat state rep.
We sure have one hell of a lot of criminals running this state at all levels.
Well said. : )
It didn’t take me long after working in the Philadelphia government, to see them all exactly for what they are. It’s a culture of corruption, but none of them is going to expose it for what it is. They like the easy money too much.
When I moved down here I tried to get a valid answer to why Pennsylvania is called a Commonwealth instead of a State (along with Kentucky, Massachusetts, and Virginia). In every description that dictionaries give, commonweal, the public good, the public welfare are all considered archaic definitions. Not so, at least in this state -- our "Public Servants" are emboldened by the fact that our Common Wealth is there for their sole use and dispensation, after they've taken care of their own (and friends) needs and especially their wants.
I think I lost my respect for 'authority' in High School, and have seen nothing since to regain it, although there are many who valiantly try.
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