Who can forget that Texas fraud Lyndon Baines Johnson? He was as corrupt a politician as could be found in DC, making Richard Nixon look positively virtuous. He became the worst president in American history since Roosevelt. Both of them made Utopian plans as only a politician can, smug and self-satisfied that with enough political … Continue reading The Ignominious War on Poverty 50th Anniversary
I have not written on this up until now and this article is rather old but realize that they are just now getting the front end, that is the easy part stable. I haven't seen in my lifetime a IT debacle this big this expensive. Here are some quotes from the NY Times I found … Continue reading Affordable Care Act Implementation Woes
This is how it looks: The United States has 5 percent of the world’s people, 25 percent of its incarcerated people, and half of its trained lawyers (who now take about 10 percent of the GDP); the legal system is an embarrassment, and the criminal-justice system is a disgrace, in which prosecutors win 99.5 percent … Continue reading Life in a Soft Tyranny
I thought I wasted a lot of money in a start up once when we burned through 3 million and never got to market. But healthcare.gov, wow, this has to be a new record for a launch: $634,320,919.
So the vast majority of useful websites run by the US Bureaucracy are down, except this one. It's like the whole shutdown is one big farce or something.
Let the abuse begin. This is without a doubt going to be an epic failure. As it turns out, as the Washington Post reported last week, ”the federal government is paying Equifax to collect annual income information on consumers so they have another resource to check people’s eligibility for subsidies.” So it appears they are also … Continue reading A Drill Bit Boring Into Your Entire Life
According Bloomberg Andrew's Air Force Base golf course (the President's favourite) is open but the commissary (grocery store) is closed. Time for this: