From the Downsizing Blog

It’s the Last Stop on the Light-Rail Gravy Train

When it comes to mass transit, politicians never learn. Last month, Nashville Mayor Megan Berry announced a $5.2 billion proposal that involves building 26 miles of light rail and digging an expensive tunnel under the city’s downtown.

Food Stamp Reform in 2018?

The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) is one of the costliest welfare programs at about $70 billion a year. Not only is it costly, but a large share of the benefits are not used as intended.

Federal Fumbles and Failures

The federal government has suffered from wasteful spending since the beginning.

Government Databases, Enough Already!

A headline today in the Washington Post is “Voter Database Alarms Experts.”
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