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-- everybody happy Friday I'm David -- thanks for joining us tonight kicking off.
Washington DC has some beautiful monuments and there's nothing quite as stirring as walking in the footsteps.
Of Jimmy Stewart in Mr.
Smith Goes to Washington through the Lincoln in the Jefferson memorials and all the rest.
But these mighty mighty -- -- -- historic roots.
Don't so much typified what Washington has become -- as do the massive ugly Soviet style buildings that house -- federal bureaucracies today the department of health and human services departments of labor energy education.
The next time you go to our nation's capital take a day off from the sightseeing for visiting the pretty monuments to visit the ugly ones.
When you are there realize they're literally millions of bureaucrats whose primary focus is to preserve their own jobs.
That may sound unfair but ask yourself.
Has -- Department of Education made our kids smarter or improved.
Their test scores no just the opposite in fact has a Department of Energy.
Made us any less dependent on foreign oil now again just the opposite.
These bureaucracies -- accomplish what they were created to do.
But they never disappeared.
They just keep growing and growing -- more offices and more bureaucrats every year.
-- we -- that the president and members of congress think of these things as they contemplate creating a huge new agency.
To coordinate a bigger government role in health care.
-- that without the public option the government cannot span nearly a trillion dollars without planting the seeds of another ever growing bureaucracy.
It may -- obstructionist but scoreboard is absolute.
We should never let another bureaucracy get rooted in our monument -- bureaucracies bureaucracies are like weeds.
And a Wii doesn't die it lets you pull it out by its roots.
And their precious few examples of our government doing that in fact would only think of one.
The Civil Aeronautics Board it was created in 1938.
And it was killed in 1978.
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