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The Waste That Wasn't: Senator Coburn Misrepresents Science in Annual Hit List

Michael Halpern | Posted 02.19.2014 | Politics
Michael Halpern

There is waste in government just as there is in the private sector. Oversight is fantastic. But showmanship is galling. As to which camp Coburn's new report falls into, it's an easy call.

Sen. Tom Coburn vs. Talking Urinal Cakes

The Huffington Post | Arin Greenwood | Posted 10.18.2012 | DC

WASHINGTON -- There's something wrong with the government subsidizing talking urinal cakes and wineries? Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Okla.) released his an...

UC Santa Cruz's Grateful Dead Archive Makes List Of Wasteful Govt. Spending

Posted 05.25.2011 | College

Sen. Tom Coburn (R-OK) is not grateful for the University of California-Santa Cruz's digital archive of Deadhead memorabilia. The archive, which con...