The record January flood was unusual. But major floods aren’t. Mississippi has had seven in the last ten years.
“Congress’s abdication, unsurprisingly, has led to a proliferation of bad policy and to the erosion of public trust in the institutions of government. Distrust, also unsurprisingly, is now the defining theme of American politics.” Well, duh! Congress gets a clue.
“Use it or lose it” causes a flurry of federal spending in September, as highlighted in an article by the Washington Post. Government agencies rush to spend the rest of the money in their budget before they lose it with the turn of the calendar. An extra incentive is that any money they don’t spend […]