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And I think this is delightful news coming from the USDA! Git’em all out of DC!

Reformatted, emphasis mine: USDA staffers quit en masse as Trump administration eyes moving offices out of DC Employees at the U.S. Department of Agriculture are quitting at a rapid clip as Secretary Sonny Perdue prepares to move forward with plans to relocate two offices far outside the Washington, D.C., Beltway. Federal employees at the Economic Research …

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The Federal Bureaucracy Must Die

Finally Reining in Federal Agencies: Kiso Vs Wilkie Over the last century Congress has delegated more and more of its lawmaking authority to unaccountable, unelected administrative agencies. The bureaucracies in turn are often insulated from direct supervision by the president. Administrative agencies today issue regulations touching on nearly every aspect of our daily lives. From …

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Government, Pain, And Addiction

Could Government policy on pain medication be fueling heroin addiction? We explore issues with the Drug database, morons in the bureaucracy, and a policy-culture that  treats regular people in need like criminals.    

An Assault Weapon or Not An Assault Weapon…That is the Question

I’m no expert on firearms but do a fair job of knowing how government works and this “we need to do something” thing plays right into my wheelhouse. That “something” is the desire of legislators to appear to be capable of managing our lives in every meaningful way, so when a nut plotted, planned and …

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Obama Couldn’t Run A Lemonade Stand (Nor could a NH Democrat) And Here’s Why?

When the economy got rough my employer had to cut back staffing.  By the time they were done we had dropped about 70% of our staff, down to the bare minimum needed to operate each department.   We kept the best people and asked them to do a lot more for the same money, and sometimes …

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