The Peo­ple vs the State

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Noth­ing in­fu­ri­ates cit­i­zens more than the state’s in­dif­fer­ence to­ward them. In­stead of fa­cil­i­tat­ing cit­i­zens, the state in many ways stands as an ob­sta­cle to any ini­tia­tive that would ben­e­fit them. As things stand to­day, thou­sands of in­sured peo­ple find them­selves in limbo be­cause the leg­is­la­tion which con­cerns them was put to­gether quite hap­haz­ardly by the the left­ist-led gov­ern­ment, and, sim­ply put, just can­not be im­ple­mented. Tax­pay­ers have no idea how far back in time au­dits by tax au­thor­i­ties can go. Courts are busy is­su­ing rul­ings, but there is ut­ter con­fu­sion, and the state is ef­fec­tively vi­o­lat­ing the law. No self-re­spect­ing coun­try can func­tion in this way and it stands to reason that this sense of ab­so­lute un­cer­tainty is killing any prospects of an eco­nomic re­cov­ery. The fun­da­men­tal ques­tion that de­mands an an­swer is whether those in gov­ern­ment are aware of the jus­ti­fied anger of cit­i­zens, or if they only in­ter­ested in their po­lit­i­cal clien­tele.

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