Valuing our credibility, we resist hearing the distinctive “thup-thup-thup” of black helicopters in our imagination, but it seems every corner of the federal government, now bizarrely including NASA, is making this harder to do.
Just this past week, we’ve run across four new and distinct incidents that may prompt reasonable people to conclude the transformative president is transforming every sector of the bureaucracy into an instrument of political control.
The Internal Revenue Service has been the obvious example ever since the May 2012 revelation of its coordinated harassment of conservative groups. But with that scandal well known, you might expect some small measure of contrition; some effort to restore trust. Instead, you find a publication no less mainstream than The Hill reporting that endangered Senate Democrats are openly seeking more IRS help in silencing Conservatives leading up to this fall’s elections.
It’s also unsurprising that the Environmental Protection Agency is politicized up to its eyeballs, but it might surprise you to know that it’s effectively conducting opposition research on behalf of Democrats seeking federal office. Your tax dollars at work.
Democrats’ global warming agenda will be literally forced down people’s throats as nutrition standards applicable in federal programs such as school lunches and feeding the military will now be built around global warming doctrine.
But the most incredible episode of all—this week, anyway—was the announcement from NASA, the National Aeronautics and Space Administration—that civilization’s future viability depends on income redistribution! Explore Mars? Return to the moon? Slip the surly bonds of Earth? Naaaah! NASA’s now apparently in the resource redistribution business.
Of course NASA’s inventory undoubtedly includes helicopters. Thup-thup-thup…