A Deeper Dive Into The Administrative Law State
The current system meets no one’s definition of “democracy”
We’ve gotten to the point where the administrative part of the American government - both at the state and federal levels - has amazing powers.
What the employees of the administrative state decide can literally decide who is free and who sits in jail.
And the executive - whether it is the President or the Governor - has tons of power of how much attention the administrative branch puts where.
At least the executive is an elected position (I understand many are concerned with how elections are handled these days).
So how did we get here?
Some think it’s a grand plan. A plan to collect power in the administrative state and then spring it on people later.
I personally think that many of the laws came from groups and people that are very pro-government and think the government is the answer to everything.
To me it seems that a new group has come to control that loves power that is jumping on these existing laws.
Part of this is citizen’s fault. Citizen engagement has been horrible and few have objected to this collection of power.
And sadly it is ongoing.
Many of you are the voice of reasonable government. We need more voices constantly talking to elected officials to fix old laws and stop making bad new laws.
We would have never ended up with such broad delegations of power to the bureaucracy had citizens been more engaged. But what happened - and continued to happen - is power was just handed to administrative agencies because the legislature only wants to deal with issues once and run away from them. That continues to this day.
Here in Florida our medical freedom dangles on the administrative side of the government. Thankfully DeSantis isn't allowing the government to use the laws that would most take our medical freedom.
But since the power and laws are there it could all change in an instant.
We know they are testing the limits of power federal and in other states.
If we want this fixed there is no better time than now.
NOTE: While legal issues are discussed this is education and is not legal advice. It is not a substitute for the advice of an attorney. Please consult your own attorney on your situation and to get legal advice about your circumstances. Courts are unpredictable may disagree with the author’s opinions.
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