AMERICAN TRANSPARENCY - OPENTHEBOOKS

AMERICAN TRANSPARENCY - OPENTHEBOOKS

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ABOUT

The mission of American Transparency is to limit government power by placing every dime online of all government spending — federal, state, and local — in an easy-to-access manner, empowering citizens to expose and curtail wasteful practices and ensure the more efficient allocation of government resources.

Major programs for this organization include: OpenTheBooks.com

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The idealized view of government as dedicated public servants, working steadily and carefully to advance the public good, has never been true. Politicians and bureaucrats are just as self-interested as anybody else, and public choice economics provides the analytical tools to understand how public-sector selfishness works in pra...

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