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What is a government? December 9, 2014

Posted by hslu in Congress, Obama, Politics.
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The United States federal government means different things to different people:

Obama &            Power and control
Politicians          Re-election

Government      Iron rice bowl 鐵飯碗 &
employees         fat pensions

Government      Revolving door to
officials and      private jobs
managers          after retirement

Political              Access to government
donors                contracts and grants.      .                           ambassador to Togo

47%                   Entitlements, handouts
Middle class      Pay taxes all your life

US citizens        Big brother is watching

Illegal                 Amnesty, green cards
Immigrants       Medicare for parents
.                          Food stamps for kids

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1. jonolan - December 9, 2014

The only true answer is that government is naked, often unbridled force. It is nothing more or less than an well-armed coercive power.

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