“The problem is incentives. Currently congressional incentives are defined solely by contributions collected and engaged workers recruited. If we based merit pay based on the number of jobs created in a district, we might see some useful work done in congress.
“Hey, it's his money. How he wants t waste it is his business. At least a couple of investigators get a short-term job that they can string out - saying things like "we, we saw it but we've now applied to have it carbon-dated.
You've heard of "Disgusted, Tunbridge Wells"? Well, I live in Holland Park and I've Had It. Up to here! An old curmudgeon, I rant and rave about things I read, see or hear in the News. Frequently sarcastic, irreverent and libertarian; often wrong - but never uncertain.