Funny, how when you keep cutting government jobs, they find it harder and harder to protect our food supply. You’d think people would care about that:

A lethal virus that causes diarrhea and vomiting in pigs has entered the United States and has been found in 14 states. With the country’s $97-billion pork industry standing to lose millions of dollars in the event of a mass outbreak, scientists are working to track the virus and prevent its spread, even as they try to understand how it passed through biosecurity defenses in the first place.

“How this virus got here, that’s the million-dollar question,” says James Collins, director of the Veterinary Diagnostic Laboratory at the University of Minnesota in St Paul.

2 thoughts on “Incompetent

  1. Deficit reduction? Hardly. Smaller government has always been about letting murderers kill with impunity.

  2. Agreed – it’s not about saving taxpayers money – it’s about deregulating businesses and letting them predate on the general public so senior leadership and wealthy investors can make more money.

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