The Pentagon Lets Defense Contractors Write Rules

Why shouldn’t defense contractors write laws? Other lobbyists do. This news should not surprise us at all. It isn’t special to the military; it is the price of big government. Rare.us reports, “Defense contractors are literally writing their own rules for Washington’s defense spending.” I couldn’t help but notice this story reported Tuesday in Politico: In his bill set to pass this week to overhaul how the Pentagon buys weapons, the new chairman of the House Armed Services Read more […]