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And the Pope just converted to Islam.
(Reuters) - President Barack Obama asked Congress on Friday for power to consolidate agencies that promote U.S. exports, a move he cast as crucial to streamlining a sprawling bureaucracy struggling to meet the demands of a 21st century economy.
Still, miracles happen according to the Catholic church.
Are we to believe that the man who installed more executives ["czars"], not confirmed by the Senate, than any other president... the man who presided over the greatest expansion of government spending and power than any other president... the man who chooses which laws will be enforced and which laws are unconstitutional... that man wants to rein in the federal government?
This is one gift horse into whose mouth we had better look. He is saying what sounds like all the right words, but watch your wallet. Remember, this is the man who says the market "doesn't work." He believes more government is the answer. "Streamlining" doesn't mean smaller, it means consolidating power into ever larger departments and agencies... with more reach into the marketplace.
This from Kevin Jackson at The Black Sphere:
As it turns out this new consolidation of SIX agencies would save America a whopping $3B…over TEN years! Yes, the amount of two-thirds of ONE day’s interest is what this bold new political move will save the country…over TEN years! At that rate we could pay off our debt in…NEVER!
Okay, I'm not shocked.