Originally Posted by Paul Kartes
Here's a "Carter" reminder, Paul.
Does anybody out there have any memory of the reason given for the establishment of the DEPARTMENT OF ENERGY ..... During the Carter Administration?
Bottom line ... We've spent several hundred billion dollars in support of an agency ...the reasonfor which not one person who reads this can remember.
The 'Department of Energy' was instituted on
TO LESSEN OUR DEPENDENCE
ON FOREIGN OIL.
Hey, pretty efficient, huh?????
AND NOW IT'S
32 YEARS LATER ...
AND THE BUDGET FOR THIS
$24.2 BILLION A YEAR
16,000FEDERAL EMPLOYEESCONTRACT EMPLOYEES
AND APPROXIMATELY 100,000
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 & the Auto Industry over to government?
May God Help Us !!!