Monday, January 11, 2016

One year after VA scandal, the number of veterans waiting for care is up 50 percent –

From the article: 
Here we see the inherent danger in large bureaucracies. Even when everyone knows there are horrible things going wrong it's almost impossible to solve the problems because the system works to protect itself  before serving its "customers". This is the essence of "big government." Nothing is precise. Few are accountable. The key is to go along to get along. Everyone clings to their job until the payoff of retirement.

A concise explanation of what is wrong with big government.  Too bad this problem is so close to home for most of us.  

What will it take to get fundamental and meaningful change in the way we manage this country?