There’s a quote most often attributed to Will Rogers:
“Be thankful we’re not getting all the government we’re actually paying for.”
Whether it was him or not is often debated, but the gist of the quote is true — even more so now.
The Government Accountability Office surveyed two dozen federal agencies and found they averaged a roughly 80% vacancy rate during the study period earlier this year. https://t.co/4s0fXxghvM— The Washington Times (@WashTimes) October 27, 2023
I don’t know about you, but I wonder about what we pay for in this bloated and over expensive government.
I have a friend who won’t say “government workers” as they should be called employees since they don’t really do that much work.
And there are numbers to back that up.
2/2 The document she referenced was leaked by The Washington Free Beacon last summer. It shows that a quarter of HHS employees failed to log on to Office 365 between March and December 2020- during the Trump administration.— dennisbmurphy (@dennisbmurphy) March 16, 2023
If you’re not logging into your e-mail, you’re not working. Period.
And if 80% of government offices are empty, why do we need them? Or the employees who collect a paycheck for not being there?