Tag Archives | government waste

Federal Fumbles cover

Senate Report on Federal Follies Includes Silent Shakespeare

Sen. James Lankford (R-OK) has issued his first report on wasteful federal spending, entitled “Federal Fumbles: 100 Ways the Government Dropped the Ball.”  Lankford continues an honorable tradition begun by his predecessor, Sen. Tom Coburn. Here is an excerpt on the report’s critique of the National Endowment for the Arts for bankrolling Synetic Theater’s Silent Shakespeare: William […]

Continue Reading

MP3 – Talking Govt. Waste on Penn. Radio

I want to thank host Doug Herendeen of WRTA News Talk 1240 radio in Altoona, PA for having me on his show to pay our respects to government waste. We had fun talking about my recent U.S. News article on the Christopher Columbus Fellowship Foundation and why it is so difficult to end wasteful government spending.  […]

Continue Reading
texas radio unnamed

MP3 – Texas Radio Interview on Government Waste

I had fun today with Brian Wade and Mark Cope, the early morning hosts on KXYL Radio in Brownwood, Texas discussing my U.S. News article on government waste.  I started out pretty slow but after a couple minutes I remembered how to speak English.  My Southern twang pops up a few times in the interview. They were […]

Continue Reading
mp3 itunes_new

MP3 – The End of Govt. Waste? North Carolina Radio

WTKF host Lockwood Phillips and I had a lively 15 minute chat last night about the U.S. News article on government waste.    The interview concludes with Lockwood asking me, “Congress can bring back to life anything, can’t it?” “Except the Bill of Rights,” I replied. Here’s the MP3 of this broadcast out of Morehead City, […]

Continue Reading
jpb wash times art big spending 2_162015_b3-bova-balloon-bra8201_s878x512

Wash. Times: Obama’s Liberal Spending Panacea

Washington Times, February 16, 2015 Obama’s liberal spending panacea The president ignores the crushing impact of more debt By James Bovard President Obama recently denounced the “mindless austerity” that threatens his dream of spending $4 trillion in the coming year. In lieu of the current sequestration restrictions on federal spending, Mr. Obama promises “smart investments […]

Continue Reading