Sunday, June 15, 2008

What A Waste Of Money

Whatever happened to investigating a crime before acting on erroneous information?

From Texas raid on polygamists' compound cost $14 million plus by John Moritz:

The state's tab for operations associated with the roundup of more than 460 youngsters from a polygamist sect's ranch in West Texas has already topped $14 million, a figure that will rise as still-unsubmitted overtime, travel and professional services bills are tallied, newly released records show.
Read the rest here.

It cost $14 million to traumetize 460 children, and Uncle Sam says: “Just add it to my tab.” Because you know you can't get elected by raising taxes.

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