Did anyone besides me wonder how the feds got all those signs printed and distributed far and wide, including to all the national parks and cemeteries overseas only eight to 10 hours after the government shutdown?
I have worked in the government on and off for 40 years. During that time, I became quite familiar with requisitions, bidding, awarding contracts etc. It is a time-consuming process with bean-counters and pencil-necked bureaucrats every step of the way. The simplest request takes months, not days or hours.
In less than eight hours after the shutdown, miraculously, professionally printed 3-by-4-foot signs appeared al ... continue reading »