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What are the negatives of shutting down the federal government?


What negatives are there if the states run themselves?

 

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dashingscorpio says

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    Peeples 3 years ago

    If the federal government was shut down, would the states be forced into funding military items(jets/tanks)? Could the states do everything that the federal government is doing (all the things mentioned) if forced to budget their money accordingly?

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    Peeples 3 years ago

    That's a wonderful program, but could it be provided by the states?


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    taburkett 3 years ago

    Military protection comes from the consolidated Guard and Reserve units just like it does today. Gov would not eliminate this ready reserve and always utilizes it when confronted with conflict. Besides, the military is a mandatory expense under law

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    CalebSparks 3 years ago

    You hit the nail on the head, Landmark. It's all about show. Not much if any of the wasteful spending is being cut.


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    Joseph Mitchell (Joseph041167) 3 years ago

    Originally we had no Federal Gov't. The states were separate & sovereign. Discussions were happening in the Federalist Papers, the Anti-Federalist Papers, and we also had the 14th Amendment, please read that. All of that details reasonzz...