What does the government mean to you?

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  1. vicki simms profile image70
    vicki simmsposted 7 years ago

    What does the government mean to you?

    Are you happy with the government? not happy? probably a silly question but what are your views

  2. Dumbledore profile image88
    Dumbledoreposted 7 years ago

    The government means that a large group of self proclaimed elitists take on roles to coerce people that are necessary but evil.

  3. Wayne Brown profile image84
    Wayne Brownposted 7 years ago

    The government is a necessary evil at all levels which, in the case of the federal government, should provide for the military, secure our borders, establish and maintain our insfrastructure (i.e. highways, bridges), and legislate and as as administrate the regulations and laws of our country.  Beyond that scope, the government becomes the voice of social conscience and that turns into a tax and spend situation rather rapidly.  In regard to social issues, the government approaches all of them with the idea that money can fix anything provide enough of it is thrown at the particular problem.  With that we get waste. Government needs to stick to the basics and leave charity and social welfare to the churches and charitable organizations who understand how to deal with it.  if the government followed that philosphy, we would all be better off and our individual freedoms would be much safer than they currently are.  WB

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    scottwalkerposted 7 years ago

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