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"Gov't flunks test of trust in Gulf


From the article linked below

"........From their government, Americans don't expect perfection. But the system requires that people at least have faith in their political leaders to be competent and accountable......"

We don't have either.


AP Essay: Gov't flunks test of trust in Gulf

"-The Minerals Management Service, the regulatory agency that failed to clean up its act despite Obama's promise during the campaign to end the "cozy relationship" between the oil industry and federal regulators......."

 "........The public's unconditional faith in national institutions is dying, too.........."


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jarasanComment by jarasan - June 7, 2010, 9:29 pm
I've dealt with this particular government bureaucracy the Minerals Management Service.   What a disaster, entrenchment so deep even ground penetrating radar can't break thru. It is vast because they have or had their hands in all sorts of govt asset management, procurement and servicing. It should be scrapped and broken down into manageable entities run by private contractors.
konaneComment by konane - June 7, 2010, 9:47 pm
Thanks Jarasan! Interesting insight. Seem to be many bureaucracies that could be dismantled, streamlined to save American taxpayers trillions.

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