August 19, 2014

A REDISTRIBUTIVE GOVERNMENT IS INHERENTLY A GOVERNMENT THAT SIDES WITH SOME CITIZENS AGAINST OTHERS: The Sinestro Theory of The Administrative State. “Over the past decade, we’ve witnessed a decline in the level of trust in government, and a rise in distrust, to levels unprecedented in American history. But to think this is an entirely new phenomenon is a mistake: trust in government has steadily declined since the Great Society and the Vietnam War under Lyndon Johnson. This graph from Pew with data running through the fall of 2013 shows how people answer the question: ‘How much of the time do you trust the government in Washington?’ The answer is pretty clear: not much at all.”