The establishment. The swamp. The deep state. All one in the same. Its creatures thrive contentedly inside the beltway, parasites gleefully consuming their host, We the People, with nary a care nor concern for the interest, health and welfare of the hardworking patriots who put them there. They care only about themselves.
From K Street to Capitol Hill the swamp creatures feast, operating at the behest of shadowy, unseen bosses, instructing their loyally complicit soldiers in the executive branch, creatures of the swamp themselves, to carry out this initiative or that directive for the benefit of the swamp and all its creatures, all along the brainless twits in the lapdog mainstream media feeding the talking points to a populace that barely has time to make ends meet, more primally important than studying political issues at the national level. They have trusted the media to tell them the truth and they have been betrayed.
Part and parcel of President Trump’s operational plan to drain the swamp involves reducing the size, budget, and tyrannical function of the executive branch, where live the swamp soldiers, the enforcers of the deep state agenda.
“America First” has shocked much of the world, first and foremost the deep state. Massive budget cuts, personnel reductions, elimination of useless programs and entire agencies. The survival of the swamp is at stake and its creatures are fighting for their lives, as they know President Trump means to pull the plug on their party.
Who would you vote for if the elections were held today? (1)
The swamp creatures laughed early at the prospect of a candidate Trump. The American people would NEVER nominate such an unconventional candidate with zero political experience. Then he dispatched one by one a field of sixteen messageless Republican opponents and they began to worry. But, surely it would be impossible for a political novice like Trump to defeat an entrenched establishment candidate, backed by all the money and power of the deep state, so not to worry. Hitlery had this thing in the bag. Long live the swamp!
The swamp creatures never really got it, so out-of-touch were they with Mom and Pop America. Not until late on the night of November 8, 2016 did they begin to comprehend the revolution that was intent upon destroying all they consider holy.
Then, struggling daily against the resistance efforts of the deep state, President Trump went to work and on March 13, 2017, less than two months after being inaugurated, he put into action a major part of his swamp-draining plan, as a great wailing and gnashing of teeth could be heard throughout the swamp. THIS is why they want him gone….
Presidential Executive Order on a Comprehensive Plan for Reorganizing the Executive Branch
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COMPREHENSIVE PLAN FOR REORGANIZING THE EXECUTIVE BRANCH
By the authority vested in me as President by the Constitution and the laws of the United States of America, it is hereby ordered as follows:
Section 1. Purpose. This order is intended to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of the executive branch by directing the Director of the Office of Management and Budget (Director) to propose a plan to reorganize governmental functions and eliminate unnecessary agencies (as defined in section 551(1) of title 5, United States Code), components of agencies, and agency programs.
Sec. 2. Proposed Plan to Improve the Efficiency, Effectiveness, and Accountability of Federal Agencies, Including, as Appropriate, to Eliminate or Reorganize Unnecessary or Redundant Federal Agencies. (a) Within 180 days of the date of this order, the head of each agency shall submit to the Director a proposed plan to reorganize the agency, if appropriate, in order to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of that agency.
(b) The Director shall publish a notice in the Federal Register inviting the public to suggest improvements in the organization and functioning of the executive branch and shall consider the suggestions when formulating the proposed plan described in subsection (c) of this section.
(c) Within 180 days after the closing date for the submission of suggestions pursuant to subsection (b) of this section, the Director shall submit to the President a proposed plan to reorganize the executive branch in order to improve the efficiency, effectiveness, and accountability of agencies. The proposed plan shall include, as appropriate, recommendations to eliminate unnecessary agencies, components of agencies, and agency programs, and to merge functions. The proposed plan shall include recommendations for any legislation or administrative measures necessary to achieve the proposed reorganization.
(d) In developing the proposed plan described in subsection (c) of this section, the Director shall consider, in addition to any other relevant factors:
(i) whether some or all of the functions of an agency, a component, or a program are appropriate for the Federal Government or would be better left to State or local governments or to the private sector through free enterprise;
(ii) whether some or all of the functions of an agency, a component, or a program are redundant, including with those of another agency, component, or program;
(iii) whether certain administrative capabilities necessary for operating an agency, a component, or a program are redundant with those of another agency, component, or program;
(iv) whether the costs of continuing to operate an agency, a component, or a program are justified by the public benefits it provides; and
(v) the costs of shutting down or merging agencies, components, or programs, including the costs of addressing the equities of affected agency staff.
(e) In developing the proposed plan described in subsection (c) of this section, the Director shall consult with the head of each agency and, consistent with applicable law, with persons or entities outside the Federal Government with relevant expertise in organizational structure and management.
Sec. 3. General Provisions. (a) Nothing in this order shall be construed to impair or otherwise affect:
(i) the authority granted by law to an executive department or agency, or the head thereof; or
(ii) the functions of the Director relating to budgetary, administrative, or legislative proposals.
(b) This order shall be implemented consistent with applicable law and subject to the availability of appropriations.
(c) This order is not intended to, and does not, create any right or benefit, substantive or procedural, enforceable at law or in equity by any party against the United States, its departments, agencies, or entities, its officers, employees, or agents, or any other person.
DONALD J. TRUMP
THE WHITE HOUSE,
March 13, 2017.