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Fed. tax dollars for Fed. responsibilities. Shouldn't states fill the gaps to meet local needs now?

It was once the responsibility of communities, counties, and states to provide for the needs of their citizens. Big government arrived on the scene and used the power of the purse to dole out tax revenues back to the states in exchange for federal controls over how those tax funds had to be spent...or else. Federal programs that are not included in the federal budget are once again the responsibility of those hometowns, counties, and state legislatures. Well run states can handle those responsibilities they once considered their own function. They know even better how to do it locally.

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    bradmasterOCcal 10 months ago

    This is what happens when you have an over stuffed and powerful Central Government. Everything is becomes a federal issue. Marriage was a state issue, then the government made it a federal issue. To change this the federal government has to shrink