MONDAY, JUNE 03, 2019
Trump’s 864th Day In Office
Here’s How Congress Runs a Government Agency
By Revered Former Conservative Congressman Bob McEwen
Now Executive Director Of The Council For National Policy
Once upon a time the government had a vast scrap yard in the middle of a desert. Congress said “Someone may steal from it at night.” So they created a night watchman position and hired a person for the job.
Then Congress said, “How does the watchman do his job without instruction?” So they created a planning department and hired two people, one person to write the instructions, and one person to do time studies.
Then Congress said, “How will we know the night watchman is doing the tasks correctly?” So they created a Quality Control department and hired two people. One to do the studies and one to write the reports.
Then Congress said, “How are these people going to get paid?” So they created the following positions, a timekeeper, and a payroll officer, then hired two people.
Then Congress said, “Who will be accountable for all of these people?” So they created an administrative section and hired three people, an Administrative Officer, Assistant Administrative Officer, and a Legal Secretary.
Then Congress said, “We have had this command in operation for one year and we are $18 million over budget, we must cutback our overall cost.”
So they laid off the night watchman.
Maybe that’s why our Quote for Today Committee chose this retort from Ronald Reagan: “I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the US Congress.” So have we, Ron. So have we.
NOW slowly, let it sink in. Quietly, we go like sheep to slaughter.
Does anybody remember the reason given for the establishment of the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY?
Anybody? Anything? No? We didn’t think so!
Bottom line is, we’ve spent several hundred billion dollars in support of an agency, the reason for which very few people who read this can remember!
Ready? It was very simple… and at the time, everybody thought it very appropriate. The Department of Energy was instituted on 8/04/1977, TO LESSEN OUR DEPENDENCE ON FOREIGN OIL.
AND NOW IT’S 2019 –41 YEARS LATER – and last year President Trump’s Budget for Fiscal Year (FY) 2018 requested $28.0 billion for the Department of Energy (DOE) including key investments in science and technology innovation that support its missions in nuclear security, basic scientific research, energy innovation and security, and environmental cleanup. (You can check the 2018 Budget Fact Sheet HERE)
Ah, Yes – Those Good Old Federal BureaucRATS.CONSERVATIVE SCORECARD HOT LINE
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