J. David Patterson
J. David Patterson

Mr. Patterson is the senior vice president at SMA, Inc. and former principal deputy undersecretary of defense, comptroller under President George W. Bush. Patterson’s comments and opinions are his own and do not reflect the opinions of organizations with which he is affiliated.

The Universal Basic Income Is An Idea Whose Time Has Not Come

Does it seem odd that those who made their billions by applying their ingenuity and skill to create technological advances now recommend establishing a nonworking class?

Why Congress Should Pass An Appropriations Bill On Time For Once

Continuing resolutions ultimately cost taxpayers, who pay for congressionally induced instability and terribly inefficient funding and contract management.