Thursday, October 17, 2013

Will we get smart enough to avoid accidental default next time?

Now that the government is funded again, it is important to take the opportunity to align government IT in the Treasury Department with the Constitution so that our systems are no longer dumb enough to get into a default by accident as Congress tells the executive to do things that Treasury's computers won't let the executive actually do. This means, paradoxically, that the TEA party is going to have to get behind some spending.