These are sugar beets. A pile of sugar beets looks almostlike a hot, steaming load of fresh horse manure. Similarly,USDA’s price support loan program for sugar beetfarmers is the indubitable equivalent of the aforementionedequine excrement. The Wall Street Journal ran …Continue reading →
Anyone who believes that the PP-ACA will save us money or drive down healthcare costs is a raving lunatic. Period. In this, there can be no debate. Besides the fact – THE FACT* – that the math just simply does …Continue reading →
‘Puter read with jaw fully dropped this account at The Fiscal Times of yesterday’s Senate Homeland Security Subcommittee hearing on government’s security clearance process. Succinctly, the government has no standard process for granting security clearances, leaving it to the arbitrary …Continue reading →
The following video clip is making the rounds in a few circles, particularly the federal IT contracting world which overlaps heavily with the inside-the-beltway world. GorT is very familiar with both. Let’s put aside the issue that the General and …Continue reading →
Mind you, ‘Puter’s impression of U.S. Attorney Preet S. Bharara’s action against Bank of America is based entirely on Mr. Bharara’s press release, which you may review here. Here’s a very brief synopsis of the government’s claims. For a more …Continue reading →
One of GorT’s beliefs is that liberals are generally short-sighted in their attempts to remedy perceived problems. In other words, they look for immediate fixes without considering what the longer term consequences are…or what the unintended consequences could be. The …Continue reading →
Do you remember President Obama’s pledge for having a transparent government? Maybe not. Let me refresh your memory: [The Obama] Administration is committed to creating an unprecedented level of openness in Government. We will work together to ensure the public …Continue reading →
Let me start by presenting two facts: 1. President Obama showcased one of the federally funded job training programs that he supports. The federal government funds these programs with $18B per year. At Lorain County Community College in Ohio, the …Continue reading →
Herr Puterkrank writes: JS asks Puter (and the other Gormogonshint, hint) to opine as to what budget cuts he recommends. The Czar has no idea what budget cuts JS recommends. But the Czar will comment on his own royal thoughts. …Continue reading →
The offices of Sens. Coburn & McCain have put out an entertaining pamphlet called Summertime Blues which lists 100 stimulus projects that seem a bit superfluous. Like: “Town Replaces New Sidewalks With Newer Sidewalks That Lead to Ditch.” Check it …Continue reading →
That Obamacare is estimated to hit the taxpayer for over $1 Trillion over the next 10 years according to the CBO and some estimates peg it as high as $4 Trillion. Many of you probably don’t have time to read …Continue reading →
ABC News, the official press agency of the White House, has a story that the government is spending $18 Million of the “stimulus” money towards revamping the White House’s stimulus money tracking website. The very same one that Joe Biden …Continue reading →
Anyone who has read historical books about the early American “politicians” (i.e. Washington, Adams, Jefferson, et al – and quotes on purpose as you’ll understand shortly) will clearly know that none of these people viewed the role of state representative, …Continue reading →
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