An Ol' Broad's Ramblings
Help wanted, a president who knows how to manage
By Thomas A. Schatz
“Huge organization with serious financial management problems seeks a CEO to make tough decisions in order to avoid bankruptcy.” The federal government should be running this want ad in response to the Government Accountability Office’s (GAO) annual audit of federal agency financial statements, released last month. As it has for many years, the GAO concluded that it cannot express an opinion on the statements because of weak internal financial controls and unreliable evidence to support material information.
In other words, the government’s financial reporting is so abysmal no one can tell taxpayers exactly how their money is being spent. That’s aside from the fact that the nation’s current fiscal path is unsustainable.
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Can you imagine a private business being run the way the federal government has been run? Said private business would have gone the way of the do-do a LONG time ago. Yet, we have had so called leadership, year after year, decade after decade, that has driven this country (business) into the ground. Members of BOTH parties have been playing politics with our future freedom, spending our children’s future on useless programs, driving us into the dirt. It’s past time to put a stop to their destructive behavior!