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Bureaucracy and RegulationTaxes and Spending
Since politicians increasingly use tax law as a means of regulating American life, the IRS has become a supercharged regulatory organization that goes far beyond just collecting taxes.
Bureaucracy and Regulation
Unlike in the federal government, some small bits of progress have been made against the regulatory regime at the state level
Taxes and SpendingWar and Foreign Policy
US aid to foreign regimes helps free governments from having to raise funds from their own people. So, the recipients of foreign aid are likely to become less responsive and more corrupt.
Bureaucracy and RegulationPrice Controls
Blinded by their zeal to save the masses from the "excesses" of greedy landlords, politicians are ignoring the regulatory state that keeps housing prices on the rise.
The protest movements by gun-ownership-rights activists in Virginia still faces an uphill battle. But it may be the best battle to choose, since it would be a mistake to put faith in the courts.