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#1 There must be some axiom that says as bureaucracies grow without restriction, idiocy also grows without restriction. Maybe bureaucracies follow the 2nd law of thermo; systems tend towards more and more chaos, disorder, and randomness. The 2nd law says the process is also reversible.
Posted by JohnQC 2013-02-28 08:16||
#2 And remember - our government is (so far) run by the people. So who are the idiots?
Posted by CrazyFool 2013-02-28 08:43||
#3 Founded By Geniuses And Run By Idiots
... ohhh sorry. I thought you were talking about Yahoo News. My mistake.
Posted by Raider 2013-02-28 10:06||
#4 There is a common belief that the US has had, in general, above average presidents. That's exactly wrong. Most of them were bad to awful (with a handful of extraordinary exceptions). What makes America great is not its presidents, it is our Constitution, our institutions and our people.
Posted by Iblis 2013-02-28 12:05||
#5 Well said IBILS
Posted by 49 Pan 2013-02-28 12:44||
#6 Yes, in spite of our presidents.
Posted by bigjim-CA 2013-02-28 12:59||
#7 Our better presidents tend to be the ones who know their limitations - a most rare attribute among politicians.
Posted by Glenmore 2013-02-28 13:02||