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2020-10-26 Government
Sections of the Swamp That Should Have Been Drained Already
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Posted by Besoeker 2020-10-26 04:11|| E-Mail|| Front Page|| [297 views ]  Top

#1 They're part of the Be Here brigade.
"We be here when you come in, we be here when you leave."
Posted by ed in texas 2020-10-26 10:58||   2020-10-26 10:58|| Front Page Top

#2 Term limits. Long term politicians build long term alliances. Term limits will help it to go away.
Posted by 49 Pan 2020-10-26 12:42||   2020-10-26 12:42|| Front Page Top

#3 Problem with that 49 pan is the ever present bureaucrats become the only ones that know what's going on and hence become more powerful.

The one new (old) idea that I've seen brought up is a return to a spoils system that lets the winners of the election kick out a lot more of the dead wood than just the cabinet level. Might not be an answer but it could use a thorough analysis.
Posted by AlanC 2020-10-26 13:04||   2020-10-26 13:04|| Front Page Top

#4  that lets the winners of the election kick out a lot more of the dead wood than just the cabinet level.

That would be President Trump’s latest executive order, AlanC:

Trump issued edict eliminating job protections for 10s of thousands (maybe millions) of fed employees involved in policy-making, paves the way for mass firing of govt employees
Posted by trailing wife 2020-10-26 13:16||   2020-10-26 13:16|| Front Page Top

#5 American Thinker has more on that EO here.
Posted by trailing wife 2020-10-26 14:59||   2020-10-26 14:59|| Front Page Top

#6 Wow T.W. Completely missed the Fed firing exec order!
Posted by Woodrow 2020-10-26 23:38||   2020-10-26 23:38|| Front Page Top

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