Time to Swing the Ax at the EPA – Let the Firings Begin!

Less than two weeks ago Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt was confirmed to be the new Administrator of the Environmental Protection Agency (see Scott Pruitt Confirmed to Lead EPA – Swamp Draining Begins). As we observed at the time, “A labor union representing more than 9,000 EPA employees actively opposed Pruitt’s confirmation. We personally think those 9,000 employees should be fired.” Perhaps our wish is coming true! Well, at least in part. President Trump is proposing to ax 24% off from the EPA’s annual, way overinflated budget. The speculation is that the new budget will result in firing 20% of the EPA’s 15,000 employees. Hooray! It’s about time. Let’s see how the insular bureaucrats who love to tell us all what to do like getting an unemployment check…

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