06-24-2011, 05:04 PM
OK, I will say that I would definitely have preferred that all serving LEOs & first responders were given exemption from this round of cuts. I have some friends in both lines of work, and I have a very good idea of how stressful the work they do is.
There is a huge amount of waste in public services both in the US and here in the UK. Most of it, here, is at the top tiers of the agencies. A lot of it is unionised, a lot of it is, even after a year or so of more rational government, an outcome of political correctness, and a lot of it is just local government fat-cat self aggrandisement.
It's the usual story. The grunts doing the really useful work get fucked over and the fat cats feather their nests, at everyone's expense.20010911
nie vergessen, nie verzeihen.
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