Numerous contractors, like Boeing, are pulling their investments out of the government’s hands and putting their money in a more useful place. As the government spends another 72 billion dollars in Iraq and Afghanistan, we see yet more money being thrown into a void with no return. It seems like principal investors in the government’s programs are finally beginning to understand that following the federal government is the road to ruins.
An intersting article I dug up-
It couldn't happen to a "nicer" federal agency, in my opinion.
A bit more about this, written by Robert X. Cringely, PBS: