Presently, the Department of Education spends app. $60-80M a year on the Front End Business Integration (FEBI) contract, which provides O&M of processing systems resident on the Central Processing System, the most important of which is the Free Federal Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA). I recommend eliminating this part of the contract, and working with the IRS to utilize the contracts it has in place with companies ...more »
Paying countries for "favor" - especially ones led by military leaders in place from a coup - or led by religious leaders - have not historically paid off for the United States.
We need that money domestically - please, please, stop throwing money to other counties (unless they have a humanitarian need like Haiti, etc) that really are not our friends.
After all you cannot buy true friends!