Ravenwood - 04/09/03 09:33 PM
The Cleveland Plain Dealer reports the latest on federal government waste.
When asked why his department had sold 23 trucks for 17 cents each, two trailers for 50 cents each, and a $9,310 copier that was less than a year old for a nickel, Kevin Rohrer, a spokesman for the National Nuclear Security Administration, claimed that department rules had lacked "specific guidance on how to implement and how to handle these transferences of property. There was some ambiguity out there."
Apparently they didn't know that various pieces of government "equipment, including cranes, a front-end loader, and welders" were supposed to be sold for fair market value. So instead they each sold for an average of $1.
By the way, this is the same government that wants to cut your tax cut in half because we cannot afford it.
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