If the headline does not grab you then you are dead. Yes according to OSNews, Google is in fact suing the US Government.
LINK :: OSnews Article
“That is without a single shred of doubt the most awesome headline I ever got to put on OSNews. This headline is so awesome I don’t even need to write anything else, because it would just detract from the awesomeness. Cue Johnny Guitar, with a lone wanderer riding his horse towards a Mojave sunset, after just having… Wait, where were we? Right. Yes, Google has sued the US Department of the Interior because its Request for Quotation regarding a messaging solution demanded the use of Microsoft software.”
Maybe IBM/Lotus should open a case as well and get in the mix. If nothing else the government needs to bid it out and Lotus would have fit the bill better than anything Microsoft would have offered. We all know that but to the Microsoft bigots at the Dept. of the Interior know that?