bnv.fnr.search/tags;tile=1;pos=top;sz=728x90;ord=
4:13 pm, September 23, 2014

Search Result

Search Tags:  Cato Institute

Jim Harper, Senior Fellow, Cato Institute

Wikipedia, for all its faults, is supposed to give fair and unbiased information. Only objective experts are supposed to have access to its articles for editing. So, why would someone want congressional staff members to come anywhere near Wikipedia? Cato Institute Senior Fellow Jim Harper joined Tom Temin on the Federal Drive with a list of good reasons.

Tags: Wikipedia , Congress , Jim Harper , Tom Temin , Federal Drive

Thursday - 08/21/2014, 01:52pm EDT
Listen

Jennifer Keister, Visiting Research Fellow, Cato Institute

The U.S. cannot be the world's policeman. But it can advise, train and equip friendly nations facing conflicts of their own. It's doing that in Iraq right now, in the country's fight against the military group ISIS. And it's doing that in Nigeria, where hundreds of schoolgirls remain missing. This type of defense aid will be pondered, debated and questioned at an event today hosted by the Cato Institute. Visiting Research Fellow Jennifer Keister joined Emily Kopp on the Federal Drive to talk about the event she is moderating today.

Tags: Jennifer Keister , Federal Drive , Emily Kopp

Monday - 07/14/2014, 08:47am EDT
Listen

Coburn to Congress: Look in the mirror for the cause of waste

Sen. Tom Coburn told the House Oversight and Government Reform Committee Thursday that Congress isn't doing its job and that's the root cause of much of the waste in government. Rep. Darrell Issa promised to work with Coburn and Sen. Tom Carper on legislation to reduce overlapping programs.

Tags: management , OMB , White House , Congress , House Oversight and Government Reform Committee , Darrell Issa , Tom Coburn , GAO , program duplication , Senate Homeland Security and Governmental Affairs Committee , Brandon Arnold , National Taxpayers Union , Chris Edwards , Tom Schatz , Citizens Against Government Waste , Jason Miller

Thursday - 01/09/2014, 05:49pm EST

In Depth interviews - June 19

On the In Depth show blog, you can listen to the interviews, find more information about the guests on the show each day and links to additional resources. Across-the-board mandatory cuts have a lot of people on edge, especially those who work closely with the Defense Department. Across-the-board mandatory cuts have a lot of people on edge. But some of the rhetoric could be overblown, says Benjamin Friedman, a research fellow in defense and homeland security studies at the Cato Institute.

Tags: In Depth , Francis Rose , Earl Devaney , Reznick Government , RATB , Tom Shoop , GovExec , Catherine Lotrionte , Stuxnet , Ben Friedman , sequestration , Mike Sullivan , GAO , F-35 II

Wednesday - 06/20/2012, 01:39am EDT

Analysis: DoD needs to slice budget with or without sequestration

Benjamin Friedman, a CATO Institute research fellow, said sequestration prevents intelligent spending cuts, but that doesn't necessarily mean DoD lacks room to make smarter ones.

Tags: sequestration , budget , DoD , best practices , Budget Control Act , Benjamin Friedman , Keith BieryGolick , Congress , In Depth

Thursday - 06/21/2012, 05:15am EDT
Listen

Federal Drive interviews - May 8, 2012

Dr. Sonja Batten, deputy chief for specialty mental health, Veterans Affairs Department, discusses the VA's plans to hire 2,000 mental health professionals and support staff. Rep. James Lankford (R-Okla.) talks about two bills aimed at reducing the number of duplicative government programs.

Tags: Federal Drive , James Lankford , Congress , House , Veterans Affairs Department , Joe Petrillo , Petrillo and Powell , FAR , Julian Sanchez , Sonja Batten

Tuesday - 05/08/2012, 09:53am EDT

Analysis: Cybersecurity bill not needed, expert says

Jim Harper, senior policy analyst at the conservative Cato Institute, says that some of the cybersecurity bills Congress is considering are overreaching and may be unnecessary in the long run.

Tags: cybersecurity , technology , Jim Harper , Congress , Federal Drive , Michael OConnell

Wednesday - 04/04/2012, 09:10am EDT
Listen

The first casualties of WikiLeaks

The U.S. military in Afghanistan has been compromised by the leak of thousands of documents. Those who have been put in the most danger are Afghan civilians who are helping to U.S. campaign.

Tags: Afghanistan , WikiLeaks , Michael Hayden , al-Qaida , David Rittgers , CIA , Taliban , J.J. Green

Thursday - 08/05/2010, 12:38am EDT

Cato on the Budget

Tags: mngt , Chris Edwards , tax , Big Government

Friday - 02/27/2009, 07:05pm EST
Listen
  • 1
  •