Thursday, June 25, 2009

What a deal for Delaware County

Consider this: I conceive of a new way to seal asphalt. I apply for, and receive, a patent for my idea. I then contact my local county commissioners, with patent and return-on-investment model in hand, and ask for $3.1 million so that I can test to see if my concept works. Interesting.

I expect the county to bet tax dollars on some concept I dreamed up. Does that even make sense?

1 comment:

Anonymous said...

I have a new, patented technology that can generate $3MM of revenue without work ever being done. It's called the Blackmail-inator. It works like this: you create a website that is relentlessly critical of local politicians, and then you plop huge contracts in front of them. An enzymatic reaction takes place whereby fear supplants better judgement, and total and complete acqiescence is achieved. The end product is $3MM!