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Tom Coburn

Waste According to the GAO

March 1, 2011

The GAO (Government Accountability Office) just released a scathing report (pdf) about the ridiculous amounts of federal government waste, essentially throwing Dems under the bus if they decide to cling to the idea that little to nothing in the government can be cut.  Now I know it’s a shocker that the government would dare waste [...]

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Thus Begins the Reconciliation Amendment Game

March 23, 2010

Sen. Tom Coburn is playing real good politics with his first amendment proposal to the reconciliation package – an amendment denying Viagra to sex offenders as part of ObamaCare.  It’s good politics because it will force Democrats to either vote for Coburn’s amendment or vote against it.  If they vote against it, they go on [...]

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