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  • Jul 11th, 2013 @ 2:21pm

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    Ah, I wonder, at which un-official hobb-knobber, was the BRILLIANT idea for circumventing straightforward and transparent taking of "WE THE PEOPLE'S" currency first uttered. I don't have a clue, but it has spread exponentially through the communication pipeline of our beloved and oh so trusted public servants, hasn't it? ** "Well, we don't have to tax them directly (sly half grin and eye twinkle characteristic of pride in own genius). Our predecessors have done a tremendous job of canonizing 50 titles of a thing called code of federal regulations (harr harr-more chest pounding). And there is no way any society could possibly know the intricacies of the plethora of these rules subject to FINES. And at 500 dollars a pop (cigar to chubby red lips-puff puff), we have ourselves one heck of a bulging purse".

    There has been a good deal of talk recently about the over arching "presence" of the various agencies. And it often comes from an unsuspecting poor chap who finds himself at the bad end of the blade of one of these regulatory agencies. Too late to save himself from ruin, he has no choice but to PAY. My heart is breaking-

    Truth is, those elected few who are chosen by the many are too entrenched into their own aggrandizement to have bothered taking an honest look at the wording of federal regulation. That's the only reason I can come up with for the fact that this constitutional loophole has been left loose for so long. The redundant, often contradictory, vaguely written codes have trickled through, under our radar over the years. There will soon be no use for lawyers, or senators, or representatives or presidents because they have all been passing the buck of their own responsibilities through the establishment of some agency to do the job for them. The only justification for their positions now is....you guessed it: create agencies to regulate the agencies who regulate the tribunals who regulate the boards who regulate the people so that all the people will be safe and live happily ever after. Right?