I Question Government

Personal Stories, Advice, and Support 234 People

    Its Actually the Voters I Question

    Our government can not continue as it has unless those who vote for change actually get rid of the long term senators and representatives that make up our congressional house. The good ol' boy syndrome has to be replaced by people who are actually willing to listen to their...
    Micayla Micayla
    61-65, F
    3 Responses Nov 18, 2008

    How About A Little Bit Of Common Sense And Moderation...

    I have to admit I have been getting very discouraged of late about politics in this country. Seems like more and more we have a two party system where the parties are much more interested in obtaining or maintaining power than in governing and finding solutions to the many...
    triguy84 triguy84
    46-50, M
    Jul 4, 2012


    Sometimes I wonder if the government is on our side. They claim they are but they are not.  
    mother1983 mother1983
    31-35, F
    Apr 27, 2008

    What a Surprise — Not.

    Never forget this wise statement: “If you put the federal government in charge of the Sahara Desert, in 5 years there'd be a shortage of sand”. ~ Milton Friedman     Government Incompetence Presented in High-Def American Thinker  | January 13...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    4 Responses Jan 13, 2009

    Does Anyone Else?

      (Many embeded links in the story Liberty versus Tyranny: The primacy of free enterprise over socialism By Mark Alexander From Patriot Post Vol. 09 No. 09; Published 6 March 2009   Now that Barack Hussein...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2009

    Here are some frequently asked questions: Q:

    Without a government, how will people survive? A: Well, I would like to think people would either find, create, or hunt their own food as we do now. Most would know that sitting in a corner and crying about it won't fill your stomach. Q: Wouldn't society collapse? A: Only if...
    deleted deleted
    Jul 19, 2015

    Many Have Not Thought It Through.

    If government displaces business, partially ot totally, where will your salary come from? Or will we all be on welfare?       Theft By Government       by Nancy Morgan | February 23rd, 2009   In the US, the common...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    13 Responses Mar 8, 2009

    Social Security Was Ok Till Politicians Expanded ... It Into a Welfare Program

      “Once we abolish God, and the government becomes the god.” ~ G.K. Chesterton   Children used to be the best retirement plan. Today's children probably will not even think about supporting their parents in retirement - weren't trained to, and now...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    Jan 13, 2009

    We the People ... Have blinked!

        http://www.thebulletin.us/articles/2009/01/12/commentary/editorials/doc496436939ba5f721830487.txt All Government Intervention Is Corrupt By Patrick Barron, For The Bulletin Published: Monday, January 12, 2009   When the public hears of...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Jan 12, 2009


    you would think that a group of intelligent individuals would be able to run a country successfully. that their heads could come together to solve some world issues. I wonder if the money is just to good for them that they don't care about the well being of their country. they...
    sindayla sindayla
    18-21, F
    3 Responses May 8, 2009


    If I'm correct, and please tell me if I'm wrong, I thought republicans were big on freedom. That's all they ever talk about right? "We're the land of the free, we need to have our freedoms!". How come they're against most things then, like homosexuality and abortion?
    Dereknl Dereknl
    18-21, M
    12 Responses May 1, 2008

    But I Don't Let It Run My Life

    it's true-- i am certain that the government does not have my best interests in mind.  but that will NOT stop me from living a normal and functional life. for example, i am not going to be terrorized by the fact that the government secretly puts bots on people's computes...
    geenpunchbuggie geenpunchbuggie
    1 Response Jun 15, 2009

    What Are They Thinking

    How much of our money are they going to spend before they realize that there is no money and they have got to stop? I sit and ask myself each day if I am dreaming.  It has gotten to the point to where I look at our Government and wonder what has happened to common sense...
    Grits4life Grits4life
    46-50, F
    7 Responses Nov 18, 2008

    If You Think About It This Place Sucks.

    the more i have grown up and relized wats really going on the more i have noticed that this country really dose suck....the president sucks, our economy sucks, or food supply sucks...we depend on other countries more than or own and that sucks! U.S.A>UNITED SUCKFEST...
    noodlehead noodlehead
    16-17, F
    4 Responses Sep 22, 2008

    Hate To Say I Told You So, .... But

    "The end of democracy and the defeat of the American Revolution will occur when government falls into the hands of the lending institutions and the moneyed incorporations." Thomas Jefferson, 1816.
    AngryWhiteMan AngryWhiteMan
    51-55, M
    1 Response Jun 4, 2012

    When Is It Considered Too Much?

    Have the Brits have gone fully ‘round the bend? What do my British friends think of this law? Coming to an American city or state near you? Not to far fetched when you consider all things. We do have our groups in the US too. Will they get a more sympathetic ear now...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    1 Response Mar 8, 2009

    D.C. Is Di$Connected From The People

    People are born with two ears and one mouth, however that is lost on the politicians that we as citizens employ. I have yet to get a phone call from a politician during dinner that would actually discuss whatever dogma they are selling to me at that moment. When I do challenge...
    edwerz edwerz
    51-55, M
    Oct 31, 2013

    Britain Today. the Us In Five Years Time?

    Surprising article in many ways.     http://www.telegraph.co.uk/news/uknews/4958034/Britain-nation-of-form-fillers-watched-by-quarter-of-worlds-CCTV-cameras.html Britain 'nation of form fillers watched by quarter of world's CCTV cameras' Britain has become a bureacratic...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Mar 8, 2009


    Hello. Govt employees have started their furlough period. Yeah the money being lost will hurt, but it's the ******** in Washingtoon that get me. Nothing will change, the US govt will continue to spend money, and no action from the elected officials. Term limits~! Flat (or...
    1MemphisMan 1MemphisMan
    56-60, M
    2 Responses Jul 10, 2013

    What An Easy Fix

    Way too logical for politicians. This was written by a 21 yr old female who gets it. It's her future she's worried about and this is how she feels about the social welfare big government state that she's being forced to live in! These solutions are just common sense in her...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Oct 11, 2012

    I Question It All the Time....

    I question it all the time.  I think it's part of being an American.
    evilkittymew evilkittymew
    41-45, F
    1 Response Sep 17, 2008

    Old prophet's land -a battlefield Of

    non-believers in a violent rage A declaration of human rights a pretext For maintenance of a new world order Above all written laws a growth concept Created by the patriot of the civilized world Rearmament -Welfare state Disarmament - Non-member state Free market economy a...
    heavymetal99 heavymetal99
    31-35, M
    1 Response Oct 22, 2014

    Why Not Give It to the People??!!

           I cant remember where exactly I heard this number from, it was something on tv I heard(maybe cspan or msnbc) that of all the billions of dollars they gave to the banks, auto-makers and insurance companies to "stimulate" the economy...
    classof2007 classof2007
    1 Response Apr 6, 2009

    American Rights Being Snached Away

    I think the system and the way the government system is set up is fine. It's the taking away of our rights that I protest. They haven't come right out and said anything but they are, and any self respecting Christian who reads this will agree with me. They government has taken...
    Littledove Littledove
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Jun 2, 2009

    Questions About Government

    1. Should government seek to promote the interests of particular groups within society, or should it seek the benefit of all equally?   2. Is it the government’s job to rule people, to dictate the specific details of people’s private lives? Or is its job to...
    Josie06 Josie06
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Dec 2, 2008

    Out For Themselves.

    the government is out for themselves you only have to take note of all the promises they make at election time, and then watch how they **** all those promises into the wind, afterward. there a bunch of ponced up ******, that just do what they want when they want regardless of...
    ilovemyginger ilovemyginger
    26-30, M
    May 7, 2008
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