Wednesday, October 13, 2004

Riding the TSA Gravy Train

Hop on board, ya'll! It's time to ride the TSA gravy train. I can't wait to hear the spin the Republicans put on this one.

AP: Report Finds Lavish Spending at TSA

Clark Ervin, the Homeland Security Dept's inspector general, also found the Transportation Security Administration gave its senior executives bonuses averaging $16,000, higher than at any other federal government agency, and failed to provide adequate justification in more than a third of the 88 cases examined.

Republicans say the agency has grown far larger than they envisioned when it was created following the Sept. 11, 2001, attacks.

$16,000 bonuses? For government employees? They already get to take off EVERY friggin' holiday, and only have to work 9 to 5. What more do they need?

I thought the Republicans were in favor of smaller federal government, and less spending...


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