Workers Eat Steak, Navajos Scrap By
Feb. 15, 2010 09:07 AM
Federal and State Employees live high on the hog while
common American Citizens are left with the crumbs. This article is a snapshot of what is going
on nationwide as Federal and State get princely salaries and benefits
bleeding tax payers white and as
the Horseleach they never cry enough.
Proverbs 30:15 The horseleach hath two daughters, crying, Give, give.
There are three things that are never satisfied, yea,
four things say not, It is enough:
- Emergency workers charged with helping Navajos stranded by a snowstorm last
month were dining on $22 steaks and $40 meals at taxpayer expense.
The Arizona Daily Sun in Flagstaff
reports that a group of 12 people listed as hay deliverers rang up a bill of
$519.86 at one meal, ordering 10 steaks at a Tuba City
restaurant. That's the most expensive item on the menu.
Meanwhile, stranded Navajos were eating air-dropped freeze-dried food.
Coconino County Supervisor Lena Fowler also allowed her county
expense credit card to be used by the Navajo chapter president and dozens of
tribal police officers for free meals.
Nearly $3,000 was charged to her account. Fowler says in
emergencies, government needs to step up and take care of business.
The spending in many cases exceeded the maximum allowed for a