May 14, 2010 1:33PM

This Week in Government Failure

Over at Downsizing Government, we focused on the following issues this week:

  • The Department of Agriculture's Office of Communications is a microcosm of government waste.
  • The giant postal monopoly of today bears little resemblance to the limited postal service of history. And that’s not because horses have been replaced with little white trucks.
  • Should the government promote fishing? Perhaps if you believe in the nanny state.
  • Thus far with the House Republican "YouCut" website, we have the Empire State Building engulfed in flames and the GOP sending in a toddler with a squirt gun to solve the problem.