Thursday, August 25, 2016

Now here’s a wrinkle – usually governments release a bid request and sit back waiting or the suppliers to get their stuff together, and then accept the lowest, or the single bidder’s offer.

Here? The government went out and bid in an established system. That just might be an  original idea from governments.

What’s the world coming to?

City buys four vehicles in online auction

Chanute police scored four replacement vehicles for virtually half of what new ones would cost. They did so in an online auction. Chanute had winning bids in the Purple Wave auction of hail-damaged Kansas Highway Patrol vehicles on

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From the reaches,

Ten Whiskey

About tenwhiskey

User tenwhiskey is also the author of this blog. He currently lives in small town Kansas in a semi-retired condition. His kids are married and gone (thank you). An empty nester. Divorced. Very happy with life as it is. Ten Mile maintains a personal blog here, writing of events as they appear to him; commentary, and opinions abound. He deviates into fiction as the mood strikes and creates flash fiction stories and short stories. He will not warn the reader when he drifts from fact to fiction. He feels adults are, generally, smart enough to figure out which is which. He does, however, attempt to make his fiction sound as true to life as possible. You have been warned. He, as time permits, writes and occasionally sells writing. More often than not he gives it away to various non-paying publishers of Ether Magazines, forums or for entertainment on a wall for in need of a hand friends. He likes candy, pies and a certain amount of strife. In the matter of strife - in his yourth on the farm, he became embroiled in a slinging fight. The fight involved lath as a launcher, fresh cow patties as ammo and it was a six way free for all. A little mud only adds (Umm?) a certain taste to life.
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