Archive for January 23rd, 2017

Government’s Houdini Computer Tricks Taxpayers


Monday January 23rd, 2017   •   Posted by K. Lloyd Billingsley at 9:54am PST   •   0 Comments

Back in 2012, California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing installed Houdini, a $640,000 computer system designed to automate the filing of complaints. In November, 2013, Jon Ortiz of the Sacramento Bee reported that Houdini was failing to deliver improved efficiency and the DFEH “has seen a decline in the speed and quality of...
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Education Department Bureaucrats Bail After $7 Billion in Waste Exposed


Monday January 23rd, 2017   •   Posted by Craig Eyermann at 6:15am PST   •   0 Comments

In 2009, as part of President Obama’s signature economic policy that was passed into law as the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act, which is more popularly known as the “stimulus package,” President Obama dedicated some $7 billion for the express purpose of improving academically failing schools through School Improvement Grants (SIG). In order to...
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