Government is needed

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    GOVERNMENT IS NEEDED

    in every aspects of our lives to protect, inspect, regulate, etc and the bigger the better. It has become better out of necessity. We have made it a necessary. We need government to protect us from big bad terrorist. Protect, inspect or regulate our water, food and drug supply,etc,
    How long would we survive without our dependence on government? Private sector do not care about your baby’s health and safety, you dog or you. They care about making a profit. Without our military, FDA, FAA, our food, water, law enforcement and homeland security, military, what your child see and hear. Too many to list. GOD help us if we had to depend on private sector or ourselves instead of government.
    We have seen what happens when private get pass government. Death and destruction and soon complete and total destruction of the human race. If government went on strike, we would not survive a day. We would self destruct pronto. Anyone who is anti-GOD and anti-government is a complete fool.
    We live in the best country in the world because of our government that we complain about.
     
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    Don't you realize that appreciating your government is...........SOCIALISM????
     
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    Well said. Government, the right tells us to get rid of it and is the first to complain when it is not doing exactly what they want it to.
     
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    We need de jure government to protect us from force and fraud.......and that's it.

    And they don't even discharge that duty with any kind of decent level of effectiveness.
     
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    Democrats have owned the Senate for over 70% of time since WWII, and 78% of the House since WWII, so clearly the failure to have healthcare at this day and age must be the fault of Democrats who have had a monopoly on legislation in this nation for decades and decades. It's always been pretty convenient to blame the lack of something on the GOP.

    I have little faith in the GOP to return to it's fiscally conservative roots, but the truth is Democrats are the leading cause of failure in our government with that much control over the last century.

    Why is it anyone who opposes THIS corrupt government is assumed to be seeking anarchy?

    That response is almost as absurd as assuming liberals founded and guided our nation, or wanted THIS government for us today.
     
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    Thank you Dick Cheney.
     
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    Can you provide specific examples of corruption?

    Holding a different political view does not constitute corruption. "We the People" elected President Obama and he is doing what he was elected to do. The fact that the right wing pouts about no longer being in power is not relevant
     
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    Liberalism - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

     
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    Government is needed but "the bigger the better" is simply untrue.

    There is an optimal size for government.

    If government is not big enough to physically protect our our country, we run the risk of invasion, or other aggression. Government should be just large enough to protect our Constitutional rights and enforce the laws that enable us to exercise those rights.

    When government conforms to this limited size and narrowly defined powers, the people and the country prosper.

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    When government grows beyond the scope of protecting our freedoms (rights, liberty etc) prosperity diminishes as more and more of the labor of the people is used to expand governmental power and authority and with the expansion of governmental power, the difficulty to exercise our rights, both civil and economic are diminished.

    Today, we have government costs at better than 40% of GDP. That level of governmental growth is what is stifling not promoting prosperity. Government is simply too big to get out of its own, and our, way. Freedom, entrepreneur-ism and the resulting prosperity are all being hampered by the very government that was designed to protect them.
     
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    Of course we need some government, but not the severely bloated one we are now saddled with.

    The only people that need this big government you speak of are the useless that can/will not look out for themselves, and their family.
    I am completely 100% sure that myself and my family, would be much better off with a government about 1/4 the size it is now.
    Of course the baby machine, (and various other groups of lazy fucks), that makes a career off of getting all they can from the public dole might not have it as good, but I have very little sympathy for those leaches of society.
     

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