January 24, 2012
DHS: 'Carter Mistake' for G.W. Bush
Ellie Velinska, Big Bureaucracy
On September 11, 2001 the world changed. The US government realized they had all the pieces of the puzzle before the attack on America but did not see the whole picture: the warning sign of the terror to come.
President Bush tried to reform the federal bureaucracy dealing with the national security. Unfortunately instead of improving communications between the existing departments he created a new bureaucracy: the Department of National Security that was composed from agencies taken away from various departments.
The US spent over 7 billion dollars on accommodation of the new Department. Instead of spending those money on communication improvement the federal government wasted it on new office desks and draperies, drawing pictures for new...
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