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Legislative Branch

Government as a Business: Productivity and Efficiency

Of course, the Government is a composite of several agencies, departments, organizations and councils that operate under various mandates to more or less execute the business of service, legislation, regulation and enforcement.

Part of what makes the Government inefficient, and so costly, is its size. As before Government is not unified and the goals of the parts are not the goal of the whole.

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Department of Defense

Stop teaching bad habits

The federal government is being a bad parent. It sets policies and then does nothing to enforce the opposite from happening. For example, we are told that we need to be more sustainable by demolishing facilities that are utility and maintenance wastes, so that we can control our long term costs. The policies match this thinking. The problem comes in when the decision to demolish the buildings is put off for another... more »

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Department of Defense

Max 1 term for Congress

Our Congress should act for our best interests in the long-term. Because they are worried about being re-elected (short-term thinking), I feel they are distracted/conflicted in setting the best policies for the future of our country. I suggest we take this distraction/conflict away by allowing only one term to be served. We can extend the length of the one term (perhaps 5 years) to add more continuity, but this would... more »

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