I've learned more
about the US government in the past year than in the previous
- The southern border of the US
is really not secured even though we were advised that it
- We have a history of not
being able to protect our embassies overseas, especially
when it requires a quick military response.
- The people heading the IRS
are political appointees who typically have donated money to
the political party in the executive office.
- The IRS can and does
specifically single out individuals with political views
contrary to the current executive office.
- I have known for 40 years
(ex Viet Nam era) that the VA is extremely inefficient (nice
word). Nothing has changed except politicians
pronouncing they will fix the VA but never do. Welcome
to single payer healthcare.
- The term
"comprehensive", when attached to the name of
any federal regulation, is bad. It basically means
that the regulation is so complex that no congressman or
senator has read it and the unintended consequences will be
Agency after agency is experiencing increasing
mis-management and possible corruption, much like in a
3rd world country.
NSA may or may not be spying on American citizens and
its friends and allies, but other related U.S. agencies
certainly are. - The U.S.
really has very limited foreign intelligence in uncovering
foreign crises before they occur.
U.S. citizens would rather vote for a candidate that has
charisma than a candidate that has leadership capabilities
of fixing things.