Long live the Czars!

As previously noted,,  the only segment of our economy that is not contracting, where employees do not live in fear of being laid off, is government. This holds true at all levels of government including the federal level.

A particularly historic federal expansion has been for czars; those advisers, directors or what have you who set policy but don't even require Senate confirmation. Politico has posted a list of 31 of President Barack Obama's (D) czars and czarinas. Among the more obscure or head scratching are:


AIDS Czar: Jeffrey Crowley , Domestic Violence Czar: Lynn Rosenthal, Faith-Based Czar: Joshua DuBois, Great Lakes Czar: Cameron Davis, Sudan Czar: J. Scott Gration, Terrorism Czar: John Brennan.

Of course these areas are important but czar status? With how many thousands of sub czars reporting to the master czar? And really, while multiculturalism is great, certainly there must be a better term for these overseers than czar.Then again, maybe not. After all they make policy with little oversight or input from their constituents, the employer does minimal background checks, their word is law and woe to anyone who breaks the law.

Ok, czar it is.

 


As previously noted,,  the only segment of our economy that is not contracting, where employees do not live in fear of being laid off, is government. This holds true at all levels of government including the federal level.

A particularly historic federal expansion has been for czars; those advisers, directors or what have you who set policy but don't even require Senate confirmation. Politico has posted a list of 31 of President Barack Obama's (D) czars and czarinas. Among the more obscure or head scratching are:


AIDS Czar: Jeffrey Crowley , Domestic Violence Czar: Lynn Rosenthal, Faith-Based Czar: Joshua DuBois, Great Lakes Czar: Cameron Davis, Sudan Czar: J. Scott Gration, Terrorism Czar: John Brennan.

Of course these areas are important but czar status? With how many thousands of sub czars reporting to the master czar? And really, while multiculturalism is great, certainly there must be a better term for these overseers than czar.Then again, maybe not. After all they make policy with little oversight or input from their constituents, the employer does minimal background checks, their word is law and woe to anyone who breaks the law.

Ok, czar it is.