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"Getting" vs "The Buck Stops Here"
By Charlotte Tanner


May 04, 2007

Regarding Anita Hales' letter: I remember a President who had a sign on his desk that stated "the buck stops here". Now I read you stating "There seems to be a general attitude these days of "getting" the responsible parties and making them pay." I think I preferred the "old" attitude of "the buck stops here" where a person/entity responsible for a mistake didn't have to be "gotten" but 'fessed up, and corrected his/her mistake.

Charlotte Tanner
Louisville, KY

Received May 04, 2007 - Published May 04, 2007

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letter Serious questions about the missing $200,000 of Borough money By Anita Hales - Ketchikan, AK



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