Wednesday, February 11, 2009

There are consequences ...

... that follow from putting people in charge of government who believe government is the problem; who believe government doesn't work and who have a vested interest in proving that government doesn't work:

The president of the peanut company linked to a nationwide salmonella outbreak serves on an industry advisory board that helps the U.S. Department of Agriculture set quality standards for peanuts.

Stewart Parnell, president of Peanut Corp. of America, based in Lynchburg, Va., was first appointed to the USDA’s Peanut Standards Board in July 2005 and was reappointed in October for a second term that runs until June 2011, according to the USDA.

... read the rest on AJC (Atlanta Journal Constitution) after the click.

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