Skip to comments.The Perfect Storm of Liberalism
Posted on 04/24/2012 5:23:06 AM PDT by reaganaut1
The Perfect Storm of Liberalism has arrived.
A professional collapse inside the several departments and agencies of the United States government created by a decades-long erosion of standards. An erosion fed by all manner of deadly liberal obsessions from racial quotas to political correctness to an addiction to lawsuits, the tolerance for a culture of out of control spending, wildly improper personal behavior, and more.
This deadly combination is now surfacing repeatedly in scandals as seemingly different as those engulfing the Secret Service, the GSA, the U.S. military, the Department of Justice, and every other tentacle of the federal government imaginable.
Let's look at it liberal issue by liberal issue and examine how this perfect storm of liberalism is swamping the affected government department or agency in question.
Let's start with:
Racial quotas and the Secret Service: An American Spectator source has fingered the hot-button issue of racial quotas as a serious problem for the Secret Service, an allegation now surfacing (hesitantly to be sure) in no less than the liberal Washington Post.
Did the Secret Service deliberately reduce its hiring standards to insure that minorities were hired and promoted in the name of racial quotas?
Ironically setting up the possibility that the personal security of America's first black president -- himself a decided liberal -- could have been breached with disastrous consequences?
Did this alleged lowering of the agency's standards wind up slowly infecting the agency across-the-board? Thus setting the stage for the explosive sex scandal that has led to the investigation of 12 Secret Service agents. Was the Cartagena scandal actually "fixed" -- "settled" -- until the Miami SAC got wind of what was happening on her turf -- when she blew the scandal wide open?
(Excerpt) Read more at spectator.org ...
During the Clinton years, the USPS began to give very preferential treatment to blacks — someothing not widely reported — and almost overnight, the force became heavily black.
I’ve seen a steady decline in service with the arrival of mostly black postal deliverers. They misdeliver something every single week. That NEVER used to happen. Plus, they often have a nasty attitude rather than an attitude they are here to serve the public. They walk across the lawn, for example, instead of following walkway.
So both the accuracy of service and the quality of the relationship between the USPS and its customers has deteriorated badly. This is the major reason I pay everything online. I can’t trust the bills to get to where they are supposed to go ontime.
You got that right, and they are only a duty belt away from being that force that Obama was talking about early on in his campaign.
True, and that will stop them from "balking" at the suggestion that the hotel insist they pay double occupancy as they check out. You know majority agents would be screaming to the world about that to the media.
Writer here — I know partial sentences can be dramatic if used SPARINGLY, but do not writers understand that subject + verb is the basic equation of a sentence? (Maybe it’s only me...). There are about 11 bits of sentences in this.
And bless all those in wheelchairs who didn't conform, and the dead who went postal.
Gee, you nailed that one....
Did the Secret Service deliberately reduce its hiring standards to insure that minorities were hired and promoted in the name of racial quotas?”
Rhetorical question, I think....
Women and gays also get affirmative action hiring by the Federales. The Federal Gov’t in Washington DC has tons of gays and lesbians....they luuuuuuv those useless Federale jobs in EPA, Department of Education, EEOC etc etc
No, I mail my bills on time. The post office fails to deliver mail across town in timely fashion, sometimes two weeks. Has nothing to do with my creditors or your snarky defense of the indefensible.
I'm no fan of the bloated, under-performing federal bureaucracy. But during part of my misguided young adulthood, I worked in a federal agency in Washington, DC. and served on many hiring “panels.” I never saw an explicit preference for women or gays. I did see preference for the disabled, sometimes to humorous effect (e.g., hiring someone with a speech impediment to be a telephone receptionist) and also for military veterans.
Their whole purpose is to generate late payment charges.
Just ask them why they mail so late.
I hope an investigation will look into ALL the USG agencies as there are many flagrant abuses of things like, unnecessary conferences being held in holiday type locations. One of the last items on most conference agendas is to vote on where the next conference will be held. I know, I worked for the USG for many years.
Thought you knew that.
Well, live and learn. Frankly, I'd like to take away DOOR DELIVERY and replace it with community cluster box service. Then you could cut across your own lawn and nobody would care.
Oh, and the black employees? The percentage was a tad higher BEFORE Bill Clinton. As you know seniority counts in USPS in the crafts, so the employees get to "bid" on the better carrier routes. As black employees began to achieve serious seniority (due to years of good performance and clean records) they bid on your neighborhood.
I know her name. She’s a supervisor. Probably beaten down doing entirely too many route evaluations in a single month. Tell her she needs to buy some more shoes.
That's been the case for nearly 40 years.
That's been the case for nearly 40 years.
A vote in the government ~ ha ha ha ha ha ~ there's no voting in the government.
What a laugh.
we know one - the one who was on Sarah’s protection team.