Just Hanging On

Big spending officials

While reading news accounts in this newspaper of Blackstone Town Council and Nottoway Board of Supervisors meetings, the thought came to me that at least some of those elected to public office aren’t aware of what Thomas Jefferson had to say about government.

Mr. Jefferson once said that the best government is that which governs least.

Some officials apparently have the notion that they were elected to find fault with the way things have been running smoothly and that the government they represent isn’t doing enough and not spending enough.

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