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Friday, April 22, 2011

Not only in the congress.......

Unofficial seal of the United States CongressImage via Wikipedia





Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. Congress said "Someone may steal from it at night."
 So they created a night watchman position and hired a person for the job.
 Then Congress said, "How does the watchman do his job without instruction?"
 So they created a planning department and hired two people, one person to write the instructions, and one person to do time studies.
Then Congress said, "How will we know the night watchman is doing the tasks correctly?"
 So they created a Quality Control department and hired two people. One to do the studies and one to write the reports.
           Then Congress said, "How are these people going to get paid?"
 So they created the following positions, a timekeeper, and a payroll officer, then hired two people.
Then Congress said, "Who will be accountable for all of these people?"
 So they created an administrative section and hired three people, an Administrative Officer, Assistant Administrative Officer, and a Legal Secretary.
Then Congress said, "We have had this command in operation for one year and we are $780,000 over budget, we must cutback overall cost."

 So they laid off the night watchman...



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