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originally posted by: CB328
A republican just call for purging the government. Yes Trump and his fans would love to turn America into a dictatorship, which is Anti-american, but they don't care.
originally posted by: sdcigarpig
Having followed what the administration has done from the get go, here is what we should be concerned about:
While yes, the incoming president does often replace many of the people in different positions. However, they usually ask those that are to be replaced to wait until their replacement has been confirmed and there, before leaving. And a few are asked to stay time and time again by different administrations.
There are a few notable who were nominated to the position under a republican and remained when a democrat was in office, and vice versa. That way there was continuity with the position and that the position could continue to be staffed.
That we should be concerned about is where there is mass firing and asking for resignations of various levels and departments, with no replacements to take those places, going from those here in the USA and around the world. This shows a purge that is both disturbing but also unbalances not only the departments but also the people working in those departments.
And it has become very apparent that many of those that are being put up for the various positions, either have in the past sought to fight or restrict the various departments that they are now in charge, or have absolutely no clue about the position that they are being asked to fill, and are not qualified for it. And with such incompetence, that could cause more problems and mess in the long run.
And if those departments collapsed then what? Or what happens if they are deregulated and problems arise from such and causing more problems?
"Why is the United States Post Office, which is losing many billions of dollars a year, while charging Amazon and others so little to deliver their packages, making Amazon richer and the Post Office dumber and poorer? Should be charging MUCH MORE!" Trump wrote on Twitter.
originally posted by: amfirst1
a reply to: carewemust
The government subsidizes USPS.
The U.S. Postal Service is an independent agency within the federal government and does not receive tax dollars for operating expenses, according to its website. The organization makes up a significant portion of the $1.4 trillion U.S. delivery industry. Other players include Fedex Corp. and United Parcel Service Inc.