Monday, December 12, 2011

A message for those who purchase "sole source" communications systems

Hardly a day goes by that we don't encounter a city, county, or even a state that refuses to purchase under fair, objective, analytical, and legal purchasing requirements as they apply toward the use of federal taxpayer funds.

The abuses that have occurred relative to the spending of Department of Homeland Security funding are legendary, ranging from large state agencies down to single fire departments who refuse to play by the rules.

Out in California, Daryl Jones has conducted a long and vigorous campaign to stop the abuses of spending our tax money on boondoggle programs conducted by slick talking sales representatives and companies promoting closed source communications systems with uncontrolled escalating costs.

We thought his latest editorial was worth sharing.  It's fairly long, but it tells a sad but true story in fairy tale fashion. Click here for an extremely well done commentary. Is anybody paying any attention?  Time will tell.......