What the Las Vegas Garbage Contract Has in Common with
King Tut’s Tomb
Things have certainly changed dramatically since 1973.Back in those days, trash collection and
disposal was a very, very different animal with very, very different challenges
and limitations.And this was well
before the “green” movement and recycling took root.
*Maybe* it made sense to restrict garbage collection back in
the old days.But it’s 2017.
Heck, even Ma Bell’s monopoly was broken up in 1982.That was 35 years ago!And look where we are today: Competition for
phone service has dramatically reduced the cost while dramatically increasing
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the idea of asking somebody else for money – no matter how good the cause.
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“Democrats pilloried Republicans for irresponsibly shutting
down the government when Barack Obama was president, but as a minority party
struggling to show resistance in the era of President Trump, they are now ready
to let the lights of government go dark. A group of prominent Senate Democrats
on Monday raised the specter of a shutdown over the funding of President
Trump's proposed wall along the border with Mexico.” – POLITICO, 3/14/17