Why not be as passionate in fighting for transparency?
So many activists are passionately advocating for so many new government programs and roles without thinking of the spending and corruption involved. No matter how noble the idea is, it will be futile if there is no transparency. Suppliers (cronies) will be favored, taxpayer's money will be stolen, and the only growth and progress will be in our debt.
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Not so long ago, our congress decided to subsidize farmers and give them free fertilizer (at first glance it sounds like a good idea, right?). But then what happened? Billions were stolen, bureaucrats got new cars and houses, and now no one's even talking about it anymore. The same thing with the ZTE scandal thing. Our noble senators decided that Hayden Kho was a more important issue.
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