Date registered: Sep 2004
Vehicle: 95 E300
Location: Inside my head
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Originally Posted by GermanStar
Dr. Paul would like to get out from under the Dept. of Education, IRS, Dept. of Energy, Dept. of Homeland Security, FEMA, UN, NATO, ICC, NAFTA, WTO, etc. etc. That from the video. His desire to rein in American imperialism is represented in those choices as well. He is well aware that this would be a long road to hoe, and would require a substantial transitional period.
That is the path toward smaller federal government. Can he accomplish these things single-handedly as POTUS? Of course not, but the effort of drawing attention to how wasteful and inefficient these things are is a necessary first step that I applaud.
The biggest problems we are facing right now have to do with George Bush trying to bring more and more power into the executive branch and not go through Congress at all and that’s what I intend to reverse.
~ Senator Barack H. Obama