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Do as I Say, Not as I Do

In answer to the question I asked at the bottom of a recent post… Yes, Governor Bill Richardson is currently visiting New Mexico. Apparently, he has managed to find a few days in his busy travel schedule and is trying to cram in a brief appearance in as many NM cities as possible. Why just Wednesday morning, he was in Los Alamos sharing these words of wisdom:

[Governor Richardson] added that he’s met with the two leading contenders for the LANL contract and have urged them both to purchase more of their items locally.

“Two years ago the buying practices changed and the lab began to purchase from other places and I think it’s very important for them to support the local economy,” Richardson said.

Too bad the Governor doesn’t even come close to following his own advice. In fact, he seems to go out of his way to spend taxpayer money with out-of-state firms every chance he gets.