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August 2020 AD


  Term Limits for Deep State


"Article published in Vanity Fair on February 1, 2017,

twelve days after Trump’s inauguration:

"Others, however, view resistance as a part of the job.

“Policy dissent is in our culture,” one diplomat in Africa, who signed the letter circulating among foreign diplomats, told The New York Times.

“We even have awards for it,” this person added, in reference to the State Department’s “Constructive Dissent” award.

One Justice Department employee told the Post, “You’re going to see the bureaucrats using time to their advantage,” and added that “people here will resist and push back against orders they find unconscionable,” by whistle-blowing, leaking to the press, and lodging internal complaints.

Others are staying in contact with officials appointed by President Obama to learn more about how they can undermine Trump’s agenda and attending workshops on how to effectively engage in civil disobedience

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The intent of the Founding Fathers was to create a Constitution, full of Checks and Balances, where the goal was that no person or association of persons could rule as tyrants over the people:
  1. Not a King (obviously)
  2. Not the Federal government (Limited Constitutional authority)
  3. Not the States (Only controlled the Senate, not the House)
  4. Not the People (Only controlled the House, not the Senate)
  5. Not the Big States (Electoral College)
  6. Not the Executive, Legislature or Judicial (Separation of Powers)
  7. Not the military (No standing army; officers report to elected)
  8. Not even the so-called majority (Bill of Rights)
  9. Not a small Jewish sect (Somehow missed this one)
Everything in the Constitution SCREAMS about controlling against a tyranny.

And yet we have a tyranny in the Deep State of unelected, unaccountable, anti-citizen bureaucrats who control pretty much every aspect of this country.

We have a Standing Army of Bureaucrats.

Founders never envisioned a standing army of federal workers because they never imagined the Federal Government could possibly grow so gargantuan given to limited duties the Federal Government allowed the Feds to do.  (Another issue to tackle)

Education (Dept. of Education)-- not the Fed's job.
Supporting retirees (Social Security) - not the Fed's job.
Supporting the poor (Title 8, HUD, Food Stamps) - Not the Fed's job.
Regulating industry (Dept of Commerce, Labor) - Not the Fed's job.
Regulating speech (FCC) - Certainly NOT the Fed's job


The Fix is easy


Enough of talk about term limits for politicians, we can at least theoretically vote them out of office (we never do), so what are term limits for exactly?  Are they to save us from ourselves?

What we really need are term limits for the Deep State.

The Deep State whom we never get a chance to vote for.

The Deep State hired by previous administrations we have since rejected.

The Deep State whom we never get to fire because their federal worker's union is too powerful.

The Deep State whom we now know really runs Washington.

Everyone knows the Founding Fathers worried about a standing army.

They just never envisioned a standing army of federal workers.

In the army, the long held tradition is "Up or Out!"  Either you are promoted to lead other men, or you return to civilian life and let another young man take your place.

We need the exact same mentality in the federal work force. 

Working for the federal government in any capacity should be looked at as a national obligation, to be served for the good of your country, not looked at as a career. 

Four years serving your country and then get a real job.

You can read further at The Problem
You can read further at Guide to "Checks and Balances"
You can read further at The Solution
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