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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by Canell View Post
    I know the US government is "too big to fail" but that's not what this thread is about.

    So, is the US government too big, what say you?
    It depends on what you mean.if you're talking about overspending on pork barrell projects like money grows on trees, yes. If you're talking about the taxpayer costs as well as the effects on the econmomy to implement burdensome regulations with no real benefit, yes. If you're talking about programs that advance scientific resreach, protect our citizens and encourage economic development, no.
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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Yes and no. In some areas we have relied too much on it, and in others, not so much.
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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by Smeagol View Post
    It depends on what you mean
    I mean, what's your assesment?

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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by Klown View Post
    I dont see the point of the actual question.

    The US doesnt have a government

    The US is a corporately run fascist state

    Perhaps youre confusing the circus full of clowns and corporate puppets in Washington with a genuinely voted in democratic structure that represents the wishes of the people?

    Yes ladiea and gentlemen that would explain it
    Most people would recognize that stating that a country is run by a corporate facist state is also a form of "government."

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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by joko104 View Post
    Most people would recognize that stating that a country is run by a corporate facist state is also a form of "government."
    Yes, but not a democratic government

    More precisely, the USA is a tyrannical fascist Corpocracy - the highest form of fascism seen since 1120 AD

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    Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by Klown View Post

    Yes, but not a democratic government

    More precisely, the USA is a tyrannical fascist Corpocracy - the highest form of fascism seen since 1120 AD
    If it is a tyranny, then must there not be a tyrant? How about a name?
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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by Canell View Post
    I know the US government is "too big to fail" but that's not what this thread is about.

    So, is the US government too big, what say you?
    I say yes. It exercises too much power of the citizens of the several states. It should restrict itself to mutual defense and managing issues BETWEEN the states, not WITHIN the states.

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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by AliHajiSheik View Post
    If it is a tyranny, then must there not be a tyrant? How about a name?
    You're not paying close attention
    Try to concentrate and focus on the words and their order in the sentences you read.
    Could help

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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by Federalist View Post
    I say yes. It exercises too much power of the citizens of the several states. It should restrict itself to mutual defense and managing issues BETWEEN the states, not WITHIN the states.
    The US government is under direct corporate control
    Are you certain that you understand how the fascist US Corpocracy is organized and how it shuts out the citizenry?

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    Re: Is the US government too big?

    Quote Originally Posted by Klown View Post
    The US doesnt have a government

    The US is a corporately run fascist state
    Oh. Give. It. A. Break.
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