Bad things about our government
Bad Government Quotes (12 quotes)
Government Worker On HOW BAD Things Have Gotten
Is Big Government Bad for Freedom, Civil Society, and Happiness?
The real problem with American government is that it is not as democratic as it should be. Affluent special interests have too much power in our political system and the public has too little. While it is crucial to acknowledge all that is right with American government, we must not turn a blind eye to what is wrong with it. Although government on the whole is good, there are things wrong with government — things that need to be fixed. The better we can make government, the more we can expect citizens to oppose efforts to undermine this vital institution. Readers of the other articles on this site might have gotten the impression that I was suggesting that there are no serious problems with American government. But my argument has not been that there is nothing wrong this institution — only that it is not what conservatives say it is.
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Public goods, services, and transfers boost living standards, reduce insecurity, improve health, and equalize opportunity. But in the course of achieving these valuable goals, do government programs impinge on freedom, weaken civil society, and reduce happiness? Critics of modern government often assert that they do. Both dangers have grown grave and alarming in our time. They weaken the family … and limit our freedom. By how much?