Big Government

Ellen Hornig
Sun, 01 Feb 2009 12:49:38 PST
As in "public servant" or "civil service"????  :-)


Ellen Hornig
Seneca Hill Perennials
3712 County Route 57
Oswego NY 13126 USA
----- Original Message ----- 
From: "Hannon" <>
To: "Pacific Bulb Society" <>
Sent: Sunday, February 01, 2009 3:39 PM
Subject: Re: [pbs] Big Government

> The fact that agencies at local and state levels are staffed by people who
> are not directly accountable to the voters necessarily puts citizen and
> business owner alike at a disadvantage. Same with USDA/DHS. Not that they
> should be made directly accountable, but we could use a better system of
> accountability for cases like this iris farm. Our elected representatives
> are swamped. It is not like a shoe store where we can move on to the next
> one if we don't like the service. Therefore they have a special obligation
> to draw from common sense in applying the laws and regulations. I don't
> think they get any training in the former.
> Dylan Hannon
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