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Offline Matthew

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The joke's on us
« on: January 08, 2010, 09:39:03 PM »
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  • Does anybody out there have any memory
    Of the reason given for the establishment
    Of the

    DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY

    During the Carter Administration?

        * Anybody?
        * Anything?
        * No?
        * Didn't think so!

    Bottom line ....
    We've spent several hundred billion dollars
    In support of an agency ...the reason
    For which not one person who reads
    This  can remember.  Ready???????
    It was very simple ..
    And at the time everybody thought
     It very appropriate...
    The
    'Department of Energy'
    Was instituted on
    8-04-1977
    TO LESSEN OUR DEPENDENCE
    ON FOREIGN OIL.


    Hey, pretty efficient, huh?????


    AND NOW IT'S 2010,
    33 YEARS LATER ...
    AND THE BUDGET FOR THIS
    NECESSARY DEPARTMENT
    IS AT
    $24.2 BILLION A YEAR
     IT HAS
    16,000
    FEDERAL EMPLOYEES
    AND APPROXIMATELY
    100,000
    CONTRACT EMPLOYEES
    AND LOOK AT THE JOB IT HAS DONE!

    THIS IS WHERE YOU
    SLAP YOUR FOREHEAD AND SAY
    'WHAT WAS I THINKING?'
    Ah, yes, good old bureaucracy...
    And NOW _ we are going to turn
    The Banking System, Health Care and
    The Auto Industry over to the government.
    ALL IN THE NAME OF CHANGE?
    May God Help Us !!!

    Keep this one going....
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    The joke's on us
    « Reply #1 on: January 08, 2010, 09:50:29 PM »
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  • So what is that dept's staff doing with its time? Volunteering for Carter's "Habitat for Humanity" projects? Flying around the country in jets? Helping Gore invent the internet again? Hmmm?


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    The joke's on us
    « Reply #2 on: January 08, 2010, 10:50:17 PM »
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  •  Nothing new under the sun!

     

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