Thursday, May 18, 2006

SEEKING LOWEST BIDDER -- "Lockheed Martin, Raytheon and Northrop Grumman, three of the largest [military contractors], are among the companies that said they would submit bids within two weeks for a multibillion-dollar federal contract to build what the administration calls a 'virtual fence' along the nation's land borders."

Is border security really the sort of thing contractors should be doing? Are there any purely government functions left?