Thu, Aug 15, 2019
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There are any number of instances of how government agencies waste taxpayer dollars with impunity. But for once, we have an example of a government department trying to spend its resources as efficiently, and effectively, as possible.

Wed, Aug 14, 2019
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The federal government's computer systems are vast, complex -- and notoriously outdated.  That's a big problem, particularly because keeping all that antique hardware running is becoming more and more expensive..and much less secure.

Tue, Aug 13, 2019
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Democratic presidential candidate Beto O'Rourke has had a rough time on the campaign trail. He's not polling well, others have stolen his tunder and his issues -- in short, he's struggling just to stay marginally relevant. What's an ambitious pol to do in such a situation?

Mon, Aug 12, 2019
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The question of whether House Democrats will pursue impeachment proceedings against President Trump has been answered. Yes they are:

Thu, Aug 8, 2019
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The U.S. military has long been one of the most potent symbols of American interests and policy around the globe. But how often have our armed forces been placed in harm's way in the pursuit of our national interests?

Wed, Aug 7, 2019
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We've been writing a lot about government debt and spending in recent months because official Washington appears to have given up any lingering pretense to fiscal restraint.

Tue, Aug 6, 2019
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It's no secret that student loan debt is a rapidly growing problem.  Democratic presidential candidates have a campaign issue out of debt forgiveness.

Mon, Aug 5, 2019
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There are any number of organizations, primarily on the left, who believe climate change is the single greatest threat facing humanity.

Thu, Aug 1, 2019
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Rarely does the political class display its utter lack of restraint than when it comes to spending taxpayer money

Wed, Jul 31, 2019
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Public transit systems are notorious for their costs, inefficiencies, and cronyism. But few systems have more trouble of all three types than the Washington DC Metro service.

Tue, Jul 30, 2019
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The federal bureaucracy has an annoying and costly habit of awarding bonuses to employees who've engaged in misconduct or other improper activities.  Nebraska Sen.

Mon, Jul 29, 2019
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Twenty (!) Democratic presidential candidates will debate one another on July 30 and 31.

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