Reflecting today about New Year’s resolutions, I did what I often do: I ran a Google search. Imagine, if you will, my chagrin when one of the top search results was: Popular New Year’s Resolutions ¦ USA.gov.
As one might predict, I followed the link. The webpage offers a baker’s dozen of common resolutions and links each resolution to other government websites designed to “help you achieve your goals.”
Really? Perhaps they would want to know one of my goals is to see the government transformed into a leaner, more effective, less intrusive version of this current behemoth. Will they help me achieve that goal?
[I recall President Reagan’s quip: “The nine most terrible words in the English language are: ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.’“] Continue reading “Be It Resolved?”