Michael FryzelOne of the biggest complaints of citizens across this country is the size and cost of government. It is a common belief that regardless of the state of the economy, government will find a way to grow and spend more money. That complaint and belief is more often true than not.

Watching government spend and grow is understandably frustrating to businesses and private citizens who during hard times must cut back and reduce their budgets and spending. If the income is not there, expenses cannot be incurred simply because there will be nothing to pay those expenses.

Unlike with government, the well is only so deep for businesses and individuals. There is no endless supply of money. They cannot just print it when more is needed. In addition, businesses and individuals not only have to pay their own expenses, they also have to pay those of the government as well. Because of that there must be strict accountability by those in charge of government agencies to ensure that all spending is controlled and justified.

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