Skip to comments.Obama announces plan to cut government waste
Posted on 06/13/2011 7:54:45 AM PDT by nhwingut
WASHINGTON (AP) -- President Barack Obama will announce new steps Monday to reduce government waste, arguing that inefficiency, fraud and abuse are especially troubling during tough economic times.
Obama was to sign an executive order creating the Campaign to Cut Government Waste. According to a draft of the order obtained by The Associated Press, Obama will call for a new oversight board to work with federal agencies to cut back on waste and improve their performance. The order also requires cabinet secretaries to hold regular meetings with Vice President Joe Biden to report progress.
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“Hundreds and hundreds and hundreds of billions”....according to dimwit, idiotBiden......I call serious BS given his track record on watching for Stimulus waste.... =.=
Obama talking about cutting waste is like Hitler talking about Jewish Outreach programs....
Jon Carry had lots of ‘plans’, too, when he was running. So Bozo has a plan to reduce waste huh? Just heard earlier in the day that he also has a plan to create jobs, he’s been saying that for the last 2 1/2 years, hasn’t happened yet BOZO! This imposter is such a tool. All by design, his plan is to destroy us.
Best idea to fight gov’t waste? Just close down the gov’t. No one would notice for months anyway...
Reality bites even the public sector. You apparently have not dealt with budget cuts in the private sector. People get laid off all of the time, so what?
So they're mad, so what?
I would advocate a 75% reduction in all non-military personnel, and a 25% reduction in the size of the military. I would also legislate a permanent freeze on ALL non-discretionary spending. Let the rationing begin!!!
What, is the government going to get slower and more inefficient? And the downside is...
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