We live and do business in the Information Age, but the last major reorganization of the government happened in the age of black-and-white TV. There are 12 different agencies that deal with exports. There are at least five different agencies that deal with housing policy. Then there’s my favorite example: The Interior Department is in charge of salmon while they’re in fresh water, but the Commerce Department handles them when they’re in saltwater. I hear it gets even more complicated once they’re smoked. – President Obama, State of the Union Address, 2011We want to help end the confusion and do our part. Therefore, we’re announcing the new Department of Smoked Salmon and ask you to join the movement today!
Ok ok ok… so maybe didn’t perform your civic duty and watch last nights State of the Union Address. We here at Bradley Smoker did and couldn’t help notice President Obama’s musings of government departmental waste. Here is a direct quote from his speech: