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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 7:54 pm 
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The White House will recommend merging the Departments of Education and Labor as part of an overall reorganization of the federal government, The Wall Street Journal reported Wednesday.

The proposed merger, which is expected to be unveiled Thursday morning, would mark a significant step toward the Trump administration's goal of decreasing the federal workforce.

The Education Department, which has already shrunk under the Trump administration, employs around 3,900 people, making it one of the smallest federal agencies. The Labor Department employs roughly 15,000 workers, according to the newspaper.


Destroying America one step at a time.

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PostPosted: Wed Jun 20, 2018 9:05 pm 
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To be called the Department of Confusing Mess?

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PostPosted: Thu Jun 21, 2018 8:23 am 
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Looks like that was, as August de Winter said, merely the beginning ...

I think we're starting to see the unveiling of the Audacity of Dope ...

Trump to Propose Government Reorganization, Targeting Safety Net Programs
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WASHINGTON — President Trump plans to propose a reorganization of the federal government as early as Thursday that would shuffle key community development, housing and food programs to new departments, where they could be easier to cut or contain, according to administration officials briefed on the proposal.

The plan, which will most likely face significant opposition in Congress from Democrats and some Republicans, includes relocating many social safety net programs into a new megadepartment, which would replace the Department of Health and Human Services and probably include the word “welfare” in its title.

Mr. Trump and his budget director, Mick Mulvaney, the architect of the plan, have sought to redefine as welfare subsistence benefit programs like the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, or SNAP, and housing aid. It is part of a rebranding effort, championed by conservative think tanks and House Republicans, to link them to unpopular direct-cash assistance programs that have traditionally been called welfare.

“They have been using the word welfare because it is pejorative,” said Elaine Waxman, a senior fellow in the Income and Benefits Policy Center at the Urban Institute, a nonpartisan Washington think tank. “The programs you can call welfare are actually very small in comparison to SNAP, which is an income support necessary to help families, workers and millions of kids.”

At the heart of the plan is an attempt to shift SNAP, which serves more than 42 million poor and working-class Americans, to the new agency from the Agriculture Department. Conservative think tanks, including the Heritage Foundation and Koch-related entities, have long sought to de-link food aid from agriculture in hopes of cutting costs.

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Administration officials said the blueprint for the plan was a 2017 list of reorganization recommendations produced by the conservative Heritage Foundation.

The group’s wish list includes the elimination of a handful of well-known federal programs, including the Consumer Financial Protection Bureau, the Corporation for Public Broadcasting and the Export-Import Bank. It was not clear if Mr. Mulvaney had adopted those suggestions. But he is expected to propose far-reaching overhauls to the consumer bureau, which he runs as a second job.

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Remember how Michael Moore said Trump was the hand grenade people threw against Washington DC?

I think the payload is finally starting to detonate. :(

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PostPosted: Sat Jun 23, 2018 8:25 am 
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Trump's plan for reorganizing the government is ... more horror.

https://threadreaderapp.com/thread/1010 ... 92000.html

Stop whatever you're doing and read the @WhiteHouse plan for complete reorganization of the entire federal government. I have tweeted some highlights, but honestly can't begin to capture the horror.
Overall, it privatizes a lot, cuts, & consolidates power.


whitehouse.gov/wp-content/upl…

Under the Plan, the govt sells off the US Postal Service, FAA, eliminates more than a 1/3rd of the US Public Health Corps, restructures all foreign aid & development programs, and places every single domestic program for poor families & children under a single welfare authority.

The Plan also offers a real estate bonanza for developers, selling off federal properties en masse. And it cuts or restructures all the fedl progs that are meant to educate people about their financial rights & protect them from bank & mortgage fraud.

The #Trump plan cuts R&D @NASA and all forms of alternative energy development are consolidated under a single DOE agency. A Dept of Welfare is created, and all forms of support for health of America's poor leave @HHS & go to new Welfare authority.

The Plan facilitates "streamlined" privatization of federal assets via a Customer Experience (CX) Improvement Capability.

It transfers all background/conflicts checks on fedl appointees and employees AWAY from @FBI and into the Dept. of Defense.
whitehouse.gov/wp-content/upl…

Net impact of the #Trump govt reorg scheme is taking everything across govt that is for poor & needy people and consolidate it under single budgetary authority, cut science all over the place, eliminate the Census Bureau, reduce regulation &, as this closing shot shows, #MAGA .

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This reorganization plan doesn't just combine Edu and Labor ... it's tons of reaming, stinking shit. :shock:

Huh. A real estate bonanza for developers. Say, do we know anybody involved in real estate development... :roll: :|

All the welfare programs in the gov't under one "Dept. of Welfare" ... deliberately using that name so so-called anti-welfare conservatives can focus their loathing.

What a surprise: the Trump admin cutting science, regulation, and anything to help poor people. IOW: right-populism.

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civil war first

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Direct action now

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