Typically, the federal government assumes that whatever they say, people will do. "We’ll raise taxes and that will raise more revenue because people will pay more taxes." No, dummy, they won’t! ‘You raise taxes and more people will figure out ways not to pay them and revenue will go down – as it always has when taxes have been increased dating back to the Roman Empire.
It’s recently been revealed that the DHS is building dummy cell phone towers across the United States to warrantlessly spy on Americans’ cell phone communications. Only a pot impaired mentality like Obama’s could possibly imagine that bogus cell phone towers would not be noticed by a people as intelligent and observant as the American public. Apparently he thinks we’re all as bird-brained as CookCounty Democrats.
More likely, he just doesn’t give a damn. He can always lie his way out of it when he gets caught. "I just heard about it on CNN last night – just like you did." Besides, he’s the government, and the government can do whatever it wants. And the Constitution be damned!
Annie and I will be traveling for the next couple of days. I won’t be able to post anything until Tuesday or Wednesday next week. Meanwhile, you can check out some of my books at the bottom of the page.