Stop outsourcing...I believe that the government can create jobs, save money and raise American opinion by having the federal government do direct hiring. The government has many jobs given to contract companies, who then outsource the jobs out of country. Bring the jobs back. The assumption that people do not want "those types of jobs" is erroneous.
NASA should manage its own desktop information technology infrastructure - which is presently outsourced to several different contractors. The current system is inefficient, slow, and expensive. By replacing the layers of outsourcing contractors with a single, unified IT authority at each NASA center, the process could be made more effective.
Businesses need incentive for hiring and buidling American and penalaties for hiring outside United States' borders. Penalize American business for offshoring of goods and services, by imposing additional taxes on the final product or service.
I suggest that we lift the restriction on contracts so that we can buy products and services from countries like China and India. The private sector has been saving billions of dollars this way while their customers... more »