In 1996 President Bill Clinton announced, “The era of Big Government is over.” He balanced a budget by eliminating waste and inefficiency.
With all the talk of fiscal cliff, sequestration, the continuing resolution, and raising the debt ceiling (again); I’ve yet to hear any politician on either side of the aisle focus on government waste.
I know some of my progressive friends will try to tell me Obama has mentioned efficiency, but we’ve yet to see a single proposal that addresses real waste. Nope, it’s just more hot air.
And then my conservative friends will say, “Hey, that’s what our party...