Official Washington is still buzzing about the possibility there will actually be a new Space Force created as part of the Department of Defense. But that might only be part of the story.
The Trump administration's recent push to purchase Greenland from Denmark raised a number of questions and generated more than a few healdines. One thing we learned was that the Truman administration sought to purchase the world's largest island back in 1946.
The Government Accoutnability Office has a report out calling on the Defense Department to tighten its controls over how much it spends on travel each year. Sounds fair, right?
The dollars in our pockets are good for all debts, private and public, in every state of the Union. But as any traveller can tell you, a dollar doesn't go as far in some parts of the country as it does in others.
Back in 2018, the Sipreme Court allowed states to move ahead with their long-stymied plans to tax online sales. Local tax collectors argued it wasn't about the money, but fairness.
There are any number of instances of how government agencies waste taxpayer dollars with impunity. But for once, we have an example of a government department trying to spend its resources as efficiently, and effectively, as possible.