Let’s just let the government do it’s job, shall we?

I know the government is a hot topic in some circles. They create a lot of laws that some people don't like. They pass a bunch of policies which are (quite often) ridiculously stupid. They spend a ton of money and apparently have no clue how to stop doing that. But, sometimes the government does some really good stuff too. Keep us safe (or safer) from terrorists. Help out other countries that are struggling with disease and famine. Destroy okra. Sure, those are all great goals! What?  You don't want the government destroying okra?  Have you actually EATEN okra?  I think it's pretty safe to say that a large majority of Americans would be perfectly happy to never again have to eat that slimy, nasty stuff.  Most of those people live north of the Mason Dixon line.  I grew up in the north … [Read more...]