Thursday, August 11, 2011

Help Build A Master List of Government Waste

According to The Hill (& HT - Instapundit), Rep. Cory Gardner (R-Colo.) has suggested dismantling the federal Department of Transportation.

Why stop there? So many Federal Agencies are completely useless (DoE) because individual states do a much better job for their citizens than any federal agency can do. I'd dismantle from our federal government the following completely unnecessary agencies and let the states decide if they want their own versions of them or not:

The Environmental Protection Agency
Homeland Security
The Department of Commerce
Department of Education
Department of Agriculture
Department of Energy
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Homeland Security
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Labor
Department of the Interior

AND MORE. Take a quick peek at the A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies.

Do we truly need both the Administration for Native Americans AND the Bureau of Indian Affairs (BIA)? Why can't they be combined into one, smaller, agency?

What the heck is the Millennium Challenge Corporation and why do we need it?

Why are taxpayers supporting the Foreign Agricultural Service, the Federal Interagency Council on Statistical Policy, or Domestic Policy Council to name a few?

So here's my idea. Let's work together to find all the useless government agencies and post them here in the comments. Together we can build a Master List for Congress so our representative will know what the American Taxpayer no longer wants to pay for.

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