Office of Management and Budget Director Peter Orzag told a group of business leaders today that the federal government is inefficient because its employees have more advanced computers at home than they do at their offices.
Are you all teary-eyed yet?
Go to USASpending.gov and click on the "Spending" tab, then from the drop-down menu that appears, click on "Contracts." Then in the search box, enter the word "Computer" with or without the quotation marks.
The first time I entered it without the quotation marks and got back a list of 447 companies having the word "Computer" in their names and that have contracts to sell to the federal government in 2009. Total value of those contracts is more than $46 billion.