I suggest that discussion not be purged from this forum. To do so distorts the discussion. Even argumentative discourse is valuable and enlightening. If anyone finds it tiresome or boring, they can close out the site.
We all know that any added capacity will be clogged within a week (okay, a year or so). This is true always and everywhere. Save a few billion and keep it the way it is.
Develop volunteer positions for non-essential services. There are a lot of positions and job duties that people are being paid for that require minimal or no training at the government offices, that ordinary citizens can do as part of a service for their government. We all talk about changing things, or coming up with plans to enact that government can do to help us save money, but who's willing to put their money where ...more »