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June 28, 2010 03:53

Federal Revenue and the Economy

We’re still working our way through the mess even as the next (and perhaps final) bubble inflates before us: the government bubble. This will prove the most intractable bubble of all. We have only to look at Europe, and particularly at Greece, to see what’s coming.

March 5, 2010 04:50

White house to reveal new ‘screw the taxpayer, reward the unions’ contracting rules

The proposal would leverage federal contracting to raise wages and support unionized companies, a significant shift from the government’s longstanding emphasis on obtaining best value for the taxpayer. Allen said members of the contracting community view the policy as an attempt to use government contracting to “redistribute wealth across a certain class of working people.”

March 3, 2010 05:43

Obama administration takes low road with union favored construction policies

The Service Employees International Union, which has been one of the leading advocates for the High Road policy, has repeatedly refused to comment on the proposal or its lobbying efforts.

February 4, 2010 05:21

Union labor to trump cost on govt projects

In another underhanded move to pay off union supporters, the Obama administration is going to allow ‘preference’ to contractors and suppliers that match union benefits and wages. The “High Road Contracting Policy” would allow companies to win federal bids without being the low bidder if they are union or match all union benefits and labor rules.