If you are still suffering from the delusion that the Federal Government is good, that Congress is wise, and bureaucrats serve us, here are some quick hits for ya:
In response, Ohio employees tasked with disbursing federal Medicaid dollars are shown coaching the men through the process of applying for benefits. “If it’s not something registered here, maybe I just wouldn’t mention it,” a Franklin County Medicaid officer named Traci Daniels tells the men, when asked whether they should mention owning a vehicle that retails for nearly $1 million, as they apply for government aid designed to help poor people. “Not that I can say that. You didn’t hear that from me. But, that would right there, that would throw him off. He would be immediately not qualified.”
A handful of Democratic lawmakers in Congress and a fish cop held a press conference Friday to announce a new gun control proposal, the “Stop Gun Trafficking and Strengthen Law Enforcement Act.” The proposed law has no chance of passing, and seems orchestrated as a Democratic response meant to draw attention away from the still-developing “Gunwalker” scandal.
The federal government using federal agencies to break federal laws so that same federal government can impose more federal laws on the people that did not break the law.
- The National Institutes of Health (NIH) subsidized a study attempting to find out if a gay man’s penis size has any correlation with his sexual health.
Why is the Federal Government focusing like a laser on this while the economy is collapsing?
I could go on, but I’m depressed enough.
Update: Apparently I am not alone… Jim Geraghty has a post titled: Americans: We Don’t Have Much Faith in Anybody Right Now