Post Tagged with: "expensive government programs"

June 30, 2011 05:37

Dr. Coburn on the duplication amendment

Asking for common sense in the senate is like asking the Mafia for common sense.
Senator Coburn points out that we have “101 programs across four different agencies for surface transportation …. eighty two teacher programs across ten different agencies nine of which are not in the Department of Education … eighty -eight economic development agencies spending $6.5 billion across four agencies … 47 job training programs across nine different agencies and we’re spending $18 billion a year …”

January 27, 2011 07:48

Contested Ground, Not Common Ground

The president may call these new initiatives “targeted investments,” but what he means is “more expensive government programs.” That is not a divide that can be bridged by civil rhetoric or rearranging congressional seating.