“There are increasing calls for President Obama to put BP’s U.S. subsidiary into federal receivership or to take other actions that would give the federal government more direct control over efforts to stop the continuing release of oil in the Gulf of Mexico. While I may be in the minority here, I don’t think that’s a very good idea.”
I couldn’t agree more. Why do we keep convincing ourselves that the gov’t can do things more efficiently/effectively than private enterprise? It sure hasn’t worked for public schools, social security, healthcare, or a variety of other services. When’s the last time a package came via USPS?