Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Your Tax Dollars at Work

From Yahoo! News:
AP: Report Finds Lavish Spending at TSA

By LESLIE MILLER, Associated Press Writer

WASHINGTON - The government agency in charge of airport security spent nearly a half-million dollars on an awards ceremony at a lavish hotel, including $81,000 for plaques and $500 for cheese displays, according to an internal report obtained by The Associated Press....
Par for the course in D.C. The feds do it. And the feds' contractors do it. And it's your money. I managed to kill my old (tax-funded) outfit's lavish annual "holiday" party, but a lot of the Indians and not a few Chiefs were upset about it.