View Poll Results: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    Question.

    Does abolishing the agency remove every part of it, or are you letting people "abolish" things but then essentially keep it by moving stuff into other agencies?
    that is a good question because I suppose the FBI could start doing gun crimes I meant completely get rid of the government involvement in the area



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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    I believe I can add it if you'd like. If i can figure out how.
    It would be much appreciated.

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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Doe..

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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    DoE and the ATF

    and the USAF

    and a whole host of the small agencies we never hear about.
    A-Z Index of U.S. Government Departments and Agencies (A) | USA.gov
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    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by Carjosse View Post
    But then what will turn into BADTFL (Bureau of Alcohol, Drugs, Tobacco, Firearms and Lasers)?

    P.S. Since no one ever gets jokes on this forum, this is a joke (a Fallout one).

    Alcohol tobacco and firearms should be part of the inventory of a general store, not a government agency



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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Pity there is no option for "all of them" because I would have voted that way.

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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by TurtleDude View Post
    Alcohol tobacco and firearms should be part of the inventory of a general store, not a government agency
    What about drugs and lasers?

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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by Zyphlin View Post
    Question.

    Does abolishing the agency remove every part of it, or are you letting people "abolish" things but then essentially keep it by moving stuff into other agencies?
    Also, keep in mind that abolishing the agency doesn't do anything to solve the fact that that agency was formed to enforce some sort of legislation. I don't have as much a gripe with say DEA as I do with drug laws themselves.
    Nobody who wins a war indulges in a bifurcated definition of victory. War is a political act; victory and defeat have meaning only in political terms. A country incapable of achieving its political objectives at an acceptable cost is losing the war, regardless of battlefield events.

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    All the same, it's nonsense. To paraphrase Vince Lombardi, show me a political loser, and I'll show you a loser.
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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by Thrilla View Post
    and the USAF
    Hmm, any particular reason? (Curious question)

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    Re: Which Of These Federal Departments Should Be Abolished?

    Quote Originally Posted by Carjosse View Post
    What about drugs and lasers?
    sure why not

    drug control is a state issue-same with lasers. of course if you say use a laser to try to attack an airliner that would be interfering with interstate commerce/travel and would justify the FBI or DHS becoming involved

    the federal government telling Colorado that people cannot sell dope Intrastate is idiotic and an affront to the Constitution (10th amendment) and an impermissible mutation of the commerce clause



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