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Lysah 22 points ago +23 / -1

Unfortunately, the ability for states to govern themselves independent of the federal government went out the window permanently when the confederacy seceded from the union and were then conquered.

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sixfingerdildo 18 points ago +18 / -0

That's beside the point, state government is still too big for average Joe to have any confidence, input or satisfaction in government

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rplgn 6 points ago +7 / -1

But distributing government into too small batches increases workload which leads to higher trust upkeep which leads to overwhelming stupor.

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Tallsie 17 points ago +18 / -1

Which is what built America. We did better with chaos than we do with corrupted structure.

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Massive_Reaction 8 points ago +8 / -0

The Government should be pretty close to useless. The less capable it is the less people will rely on it, The more people will rely on alternatives such as private corporations or themselves.

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Blinker-Aerospace7 6 points ago +6 / -0

If all levels of gov't weren't given so much control and weren't running so many institutions, they won't have as much to worry about. There's waste and unnecessary (and in many cases fraudulent and actively anti-freedom) agencies galore.

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Goldlight 1 point ago +1 / -0

well some states, some are small enough in population

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Goldlight 1 point ago +1 / -0

ya, that's why we should probably break this up to county level governments, it would free a lot of counties from the oppression of giant cities