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A Cure for Obese Government
The American Thinker ^ | March 29, 2009 | Roger Banks

Posted on 03/30/2009 7:12:40 AM PDT by Mack E. O-Velly

Medical experts confirm that a procedure known as gastric bypass surgery can lead to dramatic improvements to weight and overall health. . . . .

In the case of government obesity, the bypass would entail the detachment of the fiscal alimentary tract from the endless entrails of superfluous federal agencies, where trillions of taxpayer funds are currently absorbed and excreted in wasteful government programs. Instead, a new incision would be made just below the gullet of the IRS and revenue would be routed exclusively to essential functions -- those that provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. . . .

(Excerpt) Read more at americanthinker.com ...


TOPICS: Constitution/Conservatism; Culture/Society; Editorial; Government
KEYWORDS: bypass; era; gastric; obese
A superb article with a superb idea!
1 posted on 03/30/2009 7:12:40 AM PDT by Mack E. O-Velly
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To: Mack E. O-Velly
An excellent idea which would eliminate waste and the insidious practice of buying our freedoms from our state legislators with our own money, which will therefore not be implemented. :-(
2 posted on 03/30/2009 7:15:43 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Mack E. O-Velly

Are you Irish? Do you know Paddy O’Furniture?


3 posted on 03/30/2009 7:16:33 AM PDT by Still Thinking (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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To: Mack E. O-Velly

I bet if we pull the feeding tube, they’d get the idea...

They’ve done it to us...Turn about is fair play in my opinion...


4 posted on 03/30/2009 7:17:44 AM PDT by stevie_d_64
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To: Mack E. O-Velly
"the IRS and revenue would be routed exclusively to essential functions -- those that provide for the common defense, promote the general welfare and secure the blessings of liberty to ourselves and our posterity. "

It could be done using on an outpatient basis via a constitutional convention to repeal the 16th amendment!

5 posted on 03/30/2009 8:05:03 AM PDT by Errant
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To: Still Thinking

Aye, a wee bit Irish and a piccolo Italiano.


6 posted on 03/30/2009 8:50:39 AM PDT by Mack E. O-Velly
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To: Mack E. O-Velly

Keep your piccolo to yourself, buddy! ;-)


7 posted on 03/30/2009 4:29:26 PM PDT by Still Thinking (Quis custodiet ipsos custodes?)
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