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  • Draining the Swamp

    Posted by Ginny on June 21st, 2018 (All posts by )

    Romney’s greatest charm was his history of taking a chainsaw to businesses and setting them on their feet. Those virtues are not always apparent in a campaign nor necessarily popular. Mick Mulvaney, backed by a businessman who was appalled at the waste in government (as almost all sentient beings are but someone that has planned large projects more clearly), is doing what I for one voted for Romney to do.

    Simplifying permits, narrowing focus clears the brush, then we can build. The enlarging of bureaucracies encourage flakey, dishonest, bullshit laws that we don’t follow – that was Obama’s plan and we see it at its worst in the immigration fiasco, it works well to produce fear, malaise, and arbitry enforcement. The Home Land secretary put it best when she asked Congress if they had thought about the road they were going down in criticizing her for enforcing the laws they had made. Extraneous laws & large bureaucracies stunt growth, use up energy and frustrate. The result is malaise and a nation with less and less “trust”.
    [Note: rewritten – parts unconnected – the commenters connected them but I realize it was rude of me. Great link! I added a second)

     

    2 Responses to “Draining the Swamp”

    1. Jonathan Says:

      Yes.

    2. UncleMax Says:

      Mulvaney at this morning’s cabinet meeting was … well…. incredible. I mean, the President didn’t even hint this was coming last night in Duluth! He has 12 irons in the fire and he’s doing stuff long talked about but never attempted. I highly recommend watching Mulvaney’s presentation at the cabinet meeting. I love this guy.
      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=YRr-drtPhlA

      https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=5J_WWPQnVnA

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