In the final analysis, this is how Hitler became a dictator. The German legislative branch gutted itself by vote.
Our Congress, although it doesn't seem like ours, is just diminishing its power a little at a time instead of all at once.
It is indeed fortunate that we are on a road to financial, then economic collapse that will lead to the end of the federal government. Give it no more than two decades unless violent revolt begins earlier. If we are lucky the bursting of the debt bubble will bring it down of its own weight and complexity.
"Bend over and grab your ankles" should be etched in stone at the entrance to every government building and every government office.
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