No Way to Run Our Government
The federal budget had a completion date of May 15. Congress stumbled and no budget was submitted; it may not be ready until after the November election. Is this any way to run our government? Why wasn’t the budget completed?
SEC employees (31 of them) were caught watching porn, some for up to eight hours a day. No one was fired — only reprimanded (whatever that means). Is this any way to run our government?
Congress passed a 2,000-page legislation in the middle of the night that no one understood nor had read. Is this any way to run our government?
Seven experts from the National Academy of Engineering signed off on a report concerning drilling safety recommendations. Inserted, after their report was submitted, was that they recommended a six-month moratorium. They angrily protested that they had been misrepresented to justify political decisions. Is this any way to run our government?
The administration has adopted the Keynesian theory of spending its way into prosperity. This theory had pretty much been rejected until it was rejuvenated by some starry-eyed liberal professors even though the European countries have seen the light and have decided to slash spending first. Is spending our way into monstrous unsustainable debt any way to run our country?
The worst-run businesses in our country are the post office, Fannie Mae, Freddie Mac, Amtrak, Medicare, Medicaid and Social Security. They all run at deficits, are broke and owe hundreds of billions, even into the trillions. Our government is totally incapable of running a business. Now it wants to run all businesses — even our personal lives. Is putting absolutely incompetent people in charge any way to run our government?
We currently have the most dysfunctional government in memory. Your vote in 2010 and 2012 can change this.
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