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Tag: Bureaucracy
  • Pick an Agency, Any Agency: BTS

    As fiscal conservatives continue to seek avenues through which to derail the federal gravy train, it helps from time to time to take a look at the mind-numbingly long list of federal departments and agencies that are on board. Of course, this list is hardly exhaustive – just one that is publicly available – but …

  • Giving “Fat Cat” a Whole New Meaning

    Every Year, The Vacaville Reporter publishes an annual survey on the compensation and salary packages of public servants in Solano County and the Northern California Area. Here are some of the more outrageous packages. Dixon Unified School District Superintendent Roger Halberg (224 work days): Compensation package of $215,741 includes $163,340 base salary, $1,000 degree stipend, …

  • The Death of School Spirit

    Many people don’t realize how the world around them is affected by bureaucracy, regulation, and tyranny, but one example can be related easily, especially at Dixon High School.  Our school recently built a new campus, and the transfer that began three years ago had been quite the tremendous event. Dixon High had a beautiful new …

  • Awesome Government Forms

    Walter Block reposted this mock transcript of yesterday’s “Balloon Boy” 911 call on LRC.  It’s a fake, of course, but it’s still pretty amusing. Operator 1: “911, What is your emergency?” Caller: “My 6 year-old son just drifted away in a helium balloon!” Operator 1:“Can I have your phone number in case we get disconnected?” …