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Bureaucracy costs lives as well as dollars

VA-ScandalThe terrible Veterans Administration scandals demonstrate how bureaucratic indifference can be fatal, as it was with 40 patients who died. Their appointments were among hundreds never scheduled, to conceal the bureaucratic backlog.

More often, red tape costs financially, as people lose control over their own budgets. Businesses have to shift funds out of productivity and into filing reports.

Read more: http://www.washingtontimes.com/news/2014/apr/30/istook-bureaucracy-doesnt-just-hurt-it-kills/#ixzz3cVbK5CrM