Coming Soon to a Stimulus Project Near You: Endless Waste

If you thought that four years late and $350 million over budget for the largely unneeded U.S. Capitol Visitor Center was bad, wait till you see what the projects flowing from the recent $787 billion stimulus package will cost. The 1931 David-Bacon Act (which obviously did nothing to shorten or alleviate the Great Depression) provides […]

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Obama Plays the Executive Order Cat-and-Mouse Game

Nothing new here, as both Democrats and Republicans do it. When Dubya came to office, he reversed Clintonian mandates, and now Barack Obama has taken a few swipes at George W. and his executive orders. First, under the Rahm Emanuel rule, all government agencies have been forced to place on hold any directives that hadn’t […]

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