And the Era of Big Governement Has Returned!

You thought it was over but it looks like it’s back and Obama is it’s Champion!

Millions of Americans have viewed “big government” with a sharp, almost visceral skepticism ever since the enactment of LBJ’s Great Society. Disillusioned with welfare programs, chafing under federal civil rights laws and angered by social unrest and rising tax rates, conservative Democrats and Republicans relentlessly decried government as bureaucratic, wasteful and flat-out ineffectual. The ground is beginning to shift beneath our feet, however, as the collapsing national economy slowly upends this long-running theme in America’s political culture. (NY Daily News)

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BalancingI’m one of those people who has always tried to avoid anything that smacks of politics because I don’t agree with either side enough to call myself one or the other.  It depends on the issue for me.

When it comes to the Republicans, to me it seems as if they don’t seem to really give a damn about your average American, they’re in it for the big guys and big bucks.  Handling out tax breaks to the ones who need it the least.

When it comes to the Democrats, it looks like they don’t really care about the average American either, they want to save the poor, the indigent, the illegals.  They want to hand out tax money, my hard earned money to people who sit on their asses with their hands out whining “feel sorry for me.”

Sure, there are some people who truly need help and that’s different but to continue to hand out money to able-bodied people who can work but who find it easier to play the government game, no, sorry, stop being damn leeches on society!

With all this money that the current administration is handing out in an effort to stimulate the economy, luckily Obama is demanding some accounting for where it’s going and what it’s being spent on.  How well that is actually going to work out only time will tell.  We can only hope we won’t see the same kind of abuses the banking system and Wall Street has been able to get away with since Bush just handed them billions and let them do with it whatever they wanted.  Yeah, love those trips and bonuses, they sure earned that as the companies deteriorated and continue to deteriorate.

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