Change on No-Bid Contracts

From Obama’s Blueprint for Change (PDF), in the Ethics section:

End Abuse of No-Bid Contracts: Barack Obama will end abuse of no-bid contracts by requiring that nearly
all contract orders over $25,000 be competitively awarded.

From today — Obama Administration Steers Lucrative No-Bid Contract for Afghan Work to Dem Donor:

Despite President Obama’s long history of criticizing the Bush administration for “sweetheart deals” with favored contractors, the Obama administration this month awarded a $25 million federal contract for work in Afghanistan to a company owned by a Democratic campaign contributor without entertaining competitive bids, Fox News has learned.

Change you can believe in, if you lower your expectations by a factor of 1000.


  1. […] And every promise has an expiration date. […]

  2. How is this different than prostitution? On either side?

    Ohhh, hypocrasy.

  3. Phelps says:

    I do find it interesting that the most broken promises are in the section titled Ethics.