Something on the lighter side for a Saturday. Always on Watch posted this earlier as an example of how our government works. A prime example and once again, American ingenuity.
From the YouTube blurb:
It is powered by a 1920’s vintage hit and miss engine, and doesn’t do anything except make noise and lots of lost motions.
Title of the display at Cotton Ginning Days in Dallas, North Carolina (October 11, 2014): Scale Model of the US Government: