Bureaucracy is the Fourth Branch of Government

There are two types of federal agencies: Cabinet level and independent. Although both are said to be part of the Executive branch, unlike the Cabinet level agencies, the President really has no authority over the “independent.” They work outside the control of the Executive branch. Independent agencies are created or established through statutes passed by […]

Let Them Eat Cake? Government Destroys 1,600 Pounds of Deer Meat for Homeless Just Because

Hunters and homeless people in Louisiana are righteously outraged after state health officials forced a homeless shelter to throw out nearly a ton of perfectly good venison. The meat that had been donated to the Shreveport-Bossier Rescue Mission could have fed more than 3,000 people. Instead, it was tossed in trash bins by officials from […]

Protecting Children from Fun

H. L. Mencken was a brilliant man but he wasn’t free from prejudice and ignorance. His prejudice and ignorance about Puritanism made him say the following: Puritanism is the haunting fear that someone, somewhere, may be happy. The truth is, no merrier people ever lived in New England than the Puritans. They had celebrations, they […]