Category Archive: Government incompetence

May 21

Obamacare’s devastation continues

Obamacare has: (1) Increased, rather than decreased death rates. (2) Caused numerous health insurers to got out of business or abandon markets. Aetna has pulled out of the Exchanges. Blue Cross in Maryland, Virginia and D.C. has already requested a 52%, 35% and 29% increase for 2018 respectively. Aetna has already lost $500 million since …

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Apr 09

More than 90 % of IRS “structuring” enforcements are aimed at innocent Americans

Some (but not all) Americans are aware that all banks are required to report to the IRS whenever a customer deposits or withdraws cash in the amount of $10,000 or more. The stated aim of this federal law is to catch criminal activity such as money laundering and drug trafficking. Often, the IRS swoops in …

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Mar 27

FDA requires that all restaurant menus include calorie information, and then defines “menu” to include everything from coupons to sales ads

The diabolical reach of the federal government knows almost no bounds. Recently, the Food and Drug Administration imposed a rule that all restaurant “menus” must include calorie data regarding every product. That rule alone imposed millions of dollars of unnecessary costs on the restaurant industry. (Many restaurants and food chains–such as McDonalds–have long been volunteering …

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Mar 16

Venezuelan government “bans” bread lines and arrests bakers in response to bread lines

Socialism is a curse that should be wished only on an enemy. Just 20 years ago, Venezuelans were the wealthiest people in Latin America. Then they voted for socialism. Today, Venezuelans starve in the streets, eat out of dumpsters and die in knife fights in the streets while fighting over dollar bills. Now, facing a …

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Mar 06

Computers are now better at diagnosing cancer than government’s slave plantation healthcare workers

All of the diabolic schemes of the state cannot suppress the human spirit forever. Now that health care is the most overregulated industry in the U.S., computer software is quickly making government-licensed doctors obsolete. There is now computer software which can diagnose cancer faster and more accurately than human, government-licensed, physicians. “At 8 false positives …

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Jan 30

All-time record snowfall this year in many areas of the U.S.

The government’s climate models 20 years ago predicted that snow would be a thing of the past by now. But snow is at record levels in many areas of the U.S., including parts of Arizona, Nevada, southern California and New Mexico. See here.

Jan 23

FBI operated a majority of child porn sites

Court documents last fall revealed that the FBI secretly operated and controlled a large proportion of all child porn sites in the United States. See here. Further investigation has revealed that the FBI’s control and operation of the “child porn industry” was much greater than previously admitted. Through the FBI’s “Operation Pacifier,” the FBI published …

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Jan 22

U.S. Postal Service–with every possible advantage–lost $5 billion last year and $50 billion over a decade

Government sucks at everything it tries–with the exception of killing, stealing and impoverishing. The U.S. Postal Service lost $5.1 billion last year – and more than $50 billion over the last decade. Even with every advantage in the market–including the world’s most prestige locations, a monopoly on its core operations, paying no taxes (either property …

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Dec 01

Government schools have underperformed despite spending massively on administration

The graph above shows that government spending on “education” has increased massively while all outcomes have been flat. If this model were implemented by the private sector, everyone associated would be fired and the system would declare bankruptcy. Even worse, the spending has been directed disproportionately toward “administration” rather than actual instructors. See here.

Aug 27

Government cracks down on private rescuers in Louisiana floods

During Hurricane Katrina, government troops erected roadblocks to keep out (private sector) rescuers. Government agencies wanted credit for any rescues. Entire trucks filled with needed supplies, such as Wal-Mart semis carrying bottled water to the Hurricane victims, were turned away. Government agents wanted to deliver water to the victims (albeit a few days later and …

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