OMB Releases Memo on Reducing Federal Workforce

OMB Releases Memo on Reducing Federal Workforce “Billions and billions of dollars are being wasted on activities that are not delivering results for hardworking American taxpayers.” – President Donald J. Trump President Trump released a statement on April 12, 2017. In a nutshell, he is telling everyone in government to shape up and get with his program of a leaner, more efficient, less “big brother” agenda. The Office of Management and Budget (OMB) is the largest office within the Executive Office of the President of the United States (EOP). They are about to hit the track running full-out in this new … Continue reading

Wasteful Government Spending – Coburn’s Latest Report

As you have probably heard, Senator Tom Coburn (OK) released his latest ‘Wastebook’ on Tuesday just before the Senate vote on the latest budget deal proposed by Paul Ryan & Patty Murray. Coburn said it doesn’t go far enough to address the long-term debt and doesn’t achieve any savings by eliminating any of the wasteful spending highlighted in his report. Here are some of the highlights of waste in 2013 that add up to around $30 billion. Beachfront Property for Millionaires — $500 million: A U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) home loan program, created to help people with low and moderate incomes afford a home … Continue reading