Richard S. Davis’ column (TNT, 7-28) about the importance of carefully scrutinizing government activity was, for a change, very well done.
A functioning society operates best when we can expect good faith on the part of all members. The failure of government to sometimes meet that standard is not surprising when we look at the larger society.
While many businesses are good citizens, the news often makes it clear that big business shows no remorse in not disclosing the truth about its products or their defects. Pitting states or municipalities against each other to leverage the biggest tax breaks is …