Perhaps you have heard the joke about how many people work in government. The punch line is, “I don’t know how many people work in government, but I can tell you how many are employed by the government.” Federal, state, and local governments employ a lot of people, whether they work or not is another question. But one thing is certain: once employed by the government, too many people forget that their real employer is the American taxpayer. In fact, once employed by the government, a lot of bureaucrats develop an attitude of contempt for the American taxpayers they are employed to serve and who pay their salaries.
This contempt reveals itself in a variety of ways—ways that anyone who has to do business with the federal has experienced. For example, have you ever walked into a government office and been treated like an unwelcome annoyance—an unpleasant interruption to some bureaucrat’s day? Have you ever dealt with a government office that required so much bureaucratic red tape you just gave up and said “never mind”? Have you ever called a government office for assistance on some issue only to be treated like an insignificant drone? Have you ever needed medical treatment at a V.A. clinic and had to wait for months or even years to get it? Have you ever compared the intent of a piece of legislation passed by elected officials to how it is actually implemented by government bureaucrats?
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