Originally Posted by Arkie
They always threaten to scrap something to get elected, but it never happens. Reagan had the best chance to scrap the Dept of Education when it was brand new and half the people were still against it. It was part of his platform, but he changed his mind when he had the power. Then it more than doubled under Dubya's watch. It's here to stay. They never scrap anything. Everything just grows bigger under the establishment.
They may not scrap it but they weaken the hell out of it when it needs to be strengthened.