Originally Posted by HonestChieffan
Do more with less. Business has been highly successful acomplishing just that. Government is the exact opposite. They deliver inferior results with greater spending. And the next few years will be the ultimate.
I agree that that is what business does, and is good at. The issue, for a variety of reasons, is that businesses seem to be increasingly focused on only increasing the wealth of very senior management, while ignoring the rest of the employees. This is part of the growing income/wealth gap, which is bad for the overall economy.
See, for example:
This thread has nothing whatsoever to do with government spending or efficiency, so I'll just ignore whatever you're talking about there (not that I disagree, it's just irrelevant).