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If government were efficient and effective,

billionaires like Warren Buffet and Bill Gates who vote Democrat would be donating billions to US government programs, but instead, they donate billions to non-profit organizations to solve societal problems. Government is run by bureaucrats, not innovators. Creative types don’t become bureaucrats. They hate bureaucracy. Centralized planning didn’t work in the Soviet Union, China, Cuba, Venezuela, and it’s bankrupting Europe, Japan and the USA. And young people today want MORE centralized planning, MORE government solutions to societal problems. Republicans love big government too — love big military, and love war and being a superpower, rebuking and pressuring other nations, as much as Democrats. The USA is way-too big for democracy, way-too big for centralized, government planning. We need to be fifty separate nations, each with its own currency, rather than fifty states of The Self-appointed Superpower Policeman of the World. Trillions of dollars flowing through DC corrupting everyone in its path. Politicians don’t control our government — bureaucrats and lobbyists do. Politicians don’t control foreign policy — the CIA and lobbyists do. Government invites corruption. Power corrupts. Big power, big corruption. Democrats, Republicans, Libertarians, Greens, do not have the answers for managing such a massive economy, massive empire, especially where voters are so divided. But the establishment in academia, entertainment, big business, big Church, big media, and political parties, all think it’s possible. And always communicate optimism about the future, “If things were only done OUR way.” Seems to me all of them have been wrong. Misplaced optimism. Whistling past the graveyard. We are a dysfunctional nation becoming more dysfunctional every day, living in denial of our dysfunction. The emperor has no clothes!

When government-dependency replaces God-dependency, the result is INdependency — being wise in our own eyes, leaning on our own understanding. Widespread dysfunction.

— Dave McCarty, GospelFriendships, posting his final political rant

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