It’s not just $20 mil of course, the real amount is much bigger but this is one single contract awarded after the sequester.
“Work. That must be at the heart of our effort to help people build economies that can create jobs for people, young and old alike. Work builds self-esteem. It transforms minds from fantasy and fanaticism to reality and grounding. Work will not long tolerate corruption nor quietly endure the brazen theft by government of the product of hard-working men and women.”
President Obama’s State of the Union address was a re-affirmation of the central role that he wants big federal government to play in our lives. Sure, he claimed that he feels our pain, but his seventy minute speech renewed his call for final passage of his health care initiative with the same tired and discredited arguments that [...]
It’s been a week since Port-au-Prince was destroyed by an earthquake. In the days ahead, Haitians will undergo another trauma as rescue efforts struggle, and often fail, to keep pace with unfolding emergencies. After that—and most disastrously of all—will be the arrival of the soldiers of do-goodness, each with his brilliant plan to save Haitians [...]