I’M NOT DEAD YET (or A Brief Look At The Future Of The Price Reductions Clause In Light Of GSA’s Proposed Transactional Data Reporting Rule)

Not enough Government Contracts blogs incorporate movie trivia. So here’s my contribution to fill this obvious gap in the procurement blogosphere: Is the following quotation (a) from a famous Monty Python skit or (b) from a conversation between two Government auditors discussing GSA’s recently-proposed effort to do away with (at least in part) the Price Reductions Clause? “It’s not dead!” “‘Ere, he says it’s not dead.” “Yes it is.” “It’s not.” “It isn’t.” “Well, it will be soon, it’s very ill.” “It’s getting better.” “No it’s not, it’ll be stone dead in a moment.” “Well, I can’t take it like that. It’s against regulations . . . .”   Before giving you the answer, let me offer a bit of context for those who aren’t … Continue reading