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Tool Time

Troublesome Times takes exception of part of the President’s State of The Union Speech last night.  It seems after re-instituting the Patriot Act, signing the NDAA (reluctantly, he said), ignoring abuses by his Attorney General, the TSA and Homeland Security, he made this statement late in the speech (after everyone had fallen asleep – thanks, Matt!):
“The executive branch also needs to change. Too often, it’s inefficient, outdated and remote. That’s why I’ve asked this Congress to grant me the authority to consolidate the federal bureaucracy so that our Government is leaner, quicker, and more responsive to the needs of the American people.” (emphasis Guffaw)
More Power?  Doesn’t this sound like Tim Taylor on Tool Time?
And we all remember what happened when Ol’ Tim sooped up some appliance?

 Just a suggestion – If the Congress, or the President (any President), moves to increase the power of the federal government:

h/t Matt


About guffaw1952

I'm a child of the 50's. libertarian, now medically-retired. I've been a certified firearms trainer, a private investigator, and worked for a major credit card company for almost 22 years. I am a proud NRA Life Member. I am a limited-government, free-market capitalist, who believes in the U.S. Constitution and the Rule of Law.


5 thoughts on “Tool Time

  1. We are entering the most dangerous time to be a patriot in our history since the 1770s.

    Posted by Rev. Paul | January 25, 2012, 2:38 pm
  2. @Rev. Paul – Sadly, I must agree.

    Posted by Guffaw in AZ | January 25, 2012, 2:44 pm
  3. Because the sure cure for an abuse of government power is to grant them more power…what could possibly go wrong?

    Posted by Larry | January 25, 2012, 3:18 pm
  4. I don't frikkin think so…

    Posted by Old NFO | January 25, 2012, 6:12 pm
  5. @Larry & Old NFO – Thanks for reading and commenting.

    Posted by Guffaw in AZ | January 25, 2012, 7:44 pm

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