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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

What Would You Do With This Company? Part II

In case you didn’t see through the thinly veiled references, yesterday’s column was talking about the federal government. I asked in an earlier entry, after Congress gave itself a generous pay increase, whether the government should be run like a business. Now, with it expanding beyond all reason, we come back to that question: Should the government be run like a business?

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

What Would You Do With This Company? Part I

There is a corporate entity out there, vast and powerful, big enough to dictate the terms of any contract it enters into, it spends money like water yet it provides lavish perks for its executives and its board while, at the same time, being underfunded to the extent that it has been running so deeply in the red for so long that it has been essentially bankrupt for ages. As a business owner, what would you do with this organization? [First of a two-part series]

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Charles M Cooper
Charles M Cooper

Should Government be Run Like a Business?

The Congress just gave itself a pay raise. For you and me, pay raises are predicated on things like a good financial picture and personal achievement; you know, meeting goals, raising the bar, exceeding expectations—all that good, positive stuff—but pay raises for our legislators don’t work that way. Maybe it is time they should.

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