Comment: agreed. 80-90% of "administration" is generally discretionary

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agreed. 80-90% of "administration" is generally discretionary

If I was going to set up to really help a cause UNLESS THE CAUSE REQUIRED A NICE OFFICE, ETC. I would use a spare bedroom for an office, borrow used computers, etc.

Having grown a few businesses from almost nothing on almost nothing I would guess that 80-90% of "administration" is discretionary if -- but only if -- the people who are involved in the administration are really putting their souls on the line. For example, I have a multimillion dollar business that probably went 5 years before "niceties" such as a dedicated copy machine (we finally found a used one), a second bathroom, a water cooler, a time clock system, etc. All those niceties are NICE, and some do improve efficiency in various ways, but until you are gushing cash to such a point that the cost of the nicety is swamped by the cost of the lost efficiency, these things can and should be done without. Especially, as I said, if your point in doing what your doing is coming from your heart instead of from your ego or a desire to pad your pocketbook.

Unless you need a fancy setup to appeal to fancy donors, I find the reported inefficiency completely inexcusable. This is especially true for a PAC which really should have had a lifespan no longer than Ron Paul's remaining campaign. And while some of us taking a loss or donating a lot of time he was taking compensation? I'm all for a fair hearing but this really seems outrageous -- and it's hard to believe that incompetence or non-discretionary expense excuses it.

Maybe the guy could speak up here on the forum to tell his side of the story and answer a few questions?

Bill of Rights /Amendment X: "The powers not delegated to the United States by the Constitution, nor prohibited by it to the States, are reserved to the States respectively, or to the people."

Do you need a politician or judge to "interpret" those 28