Post Tagged with: "Tom Coburn"

October 16, 2012 12:11

Absurd Govt. Spending Coninues – What Happened to Change?

Senator Dr. Coburn is out with the annual absurd wasteful government spending book. Features this year are a robotic squirrel, menus for meals on Mars and a study about how the video game Warcraft effects memory of seniors. Sheesh! Can we continue this national suicide?

July 20, 2011 04:35

Gang of six deficit reduction plan

Sen Tom Coburn explains a potential compromise on the debt ceiling increase and cuts to spending.

January 5, 2011 08:48

John Thune kills presidential hopes with ethanol deal

Thune’s 2012 hopes won’t get out of South Dakota with his paid support of the worst corporate welfare waste of taxpayer money. Ethanol subsidies are opposed by a bipartisan coalition of conservatives and environmental groups.

August 4, 2010 13:43

Stimulus dollars buys cocaine for monkeys and other worthless uses

Cocaine for monkeys? How much of that was kicked back in campaign contributions? Senators John McCain and Tom Coburn, M.D. have issued a report on money wasted in stimulus projects. Its called Summertime Blues and lists many ludicrous incidents of blatantly wasteful spending.

February 23, 2010 17:22

Documents confirm White House pushing pro-union contracting policies

Following the report Republicans slammed the proposal, with Sen. Tom Coburn of Oklahoma referring to it as “backdoor card check.” Other critics, led by Sen. Susan Collins of Maine, worry the new rules would increase the cost of government contracting by as much as 20 percent, or more than $100 billion annually, while further slowing the procurement process.

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.