Things That Frustrate Me That I Cannot Effect

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The times they are a-changin’.

This post seems to be older than 17 years—a long time on the internet. It might be outdated.

The 109th Congress did nothing good. They failed to overhaul Social Security, immigration and lobbying laws. They also worked three-day weeks and took lots of time off.

Airport screenings are completely ineffective against preventing airplane-based terrorism, yet they are still performed and people are still complacent.

The Bush Administration believes they need to take away many of my rights in the name of preventing terrorism.

Seattle wants more money for a failing public school system that clearly doesn’t work.

Society does not realize that the words “separation of church and state” do not appear anywhere in the Constitution, the Bill of Rights, or any of the other Amendments. The actual wording is “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof;”. (Bonus points if you know where “separation of church and state” comes from.)

That’s it, for now.