No More Deals with Unscrupulous Government Contractors

The Pentagon reported in January that it had awarded more than $270 billion in contracts to companies found guilty of fraud, and millions more to companies suspended or debarred from federal contracting. The Defense Department didn’t seem too worried about these...

The Government’s Nuclear Millstone

“While we are investing in areas that are critical to our future, we are also rooting out programs that aren’t needed and making hard choices to tighten our belt,” declared Energy Secretary Steven Chu. Hold on. Less than 20 percent of the Energy...

The Road to Budget Sanity

The budget wars have begun. Duck! President Obama delivered the first salvo by presenting his $3.5 trillion proposal for the 2012 fiscal year to Congress in a telephone book-sized document. It was very Barack–measured and balanced. It cut a little here, put on a...