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Let me see, feds are going to give 1.5 million to health depts to fight flu. That from a government that just gave billions and billions to crooked bankers. Hmmm, what is wrong with that picture.
A few random thoughts on your post.......
It's important to keep in mind, the refusal of some states to accept the federal funds.
In order to get $$, health departments need to ask for $$$$$.
Squeaky doors get greased.
Bankers complained mightily that they would file bankruptcy proceedings if they weren't rescued, and then exhibited what they do best, rewarding themselves when they have funds.