Small Government vs. Big Government...

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  • Do you favor Small Government, with little or no services?

    60 98.36%
  • Do you favor Big Government, with many services?

    1 1.64%
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    Small Government vs. Big Government...

    In addition to the two poll questions, feel free to comment on any of those I feel are related below:


    1. Do you associate Big Government Entitlement Programs to Slavery?
    2. Do you associate Big Government with loss of Personal Freedoms & Liberties - Such as the Unabridged Second Amendment?
    3. Do you think Entitlement Programs are Constitutional?
    4. Not considering the actions of Congress (Both Houses) under President's George W. Bush & Barack Obama; which President's Personal policies & records before & during their Presidency epitomize "Big Government" or "Small Government" the most?
    5. On the flip-side of the aforementioned; Which Congress (Both Houses), under which aforementioned President epitomize "Big Government" or "Small Government" the most; taking into consideration the changes of Congressional Power in 2007 and 2009?
      • 109th Congress - Duration: Duration: January 3, 2005 – January 3, 2007. Senate Majority: Republican Party, House Majority: Republican Party. (Not filibuster Proof < 60 Seat Majority In Senate)
      • 110th Congress - Duration: January 3, 2007 – January 3, 2009. Senate Majority: Democratic Party, House Majority: Democratic Party. (Not filibuster Proof < 60 Seat Majority In Senate)
      • 111th Congress - Duration: January 3, 2009 – January 3, 2011. Senate Majority: Democratic Party, House Majority: Democratic Party. (60 Seat filibuster Proof Majority In Senate)

    6. Do you associate Progressivism, and or Liberalism with "Big Government" or Small Government" ?
    7. Is Progressivism a good thing?
    8. Do you agree with statements by Barack Obama that the Constituion is a "Living Document", "Fundamentally Flawed" and "Just Because You Have A Right, Does Not Mean The Government Cannot Constrain That Right" ?
    9. Do you think "Sharing The Wealth" or "Redistribution of Wealth" is Constitutional?
    10. Have you read the writings of any of the founding fathers?
    11. Have you recently read the founding documents including but not limited to: The Declaration of Independence, The Constitution,
      The Bill of Rights, Amendments to the Constitution (11-27), The Federalist Papers?
    12. Using the founding documents as your guide; Do you think Presidents Abraham Lincoln, Theodore Roosevelt, Woodrow Wilson, Franklin Roosevelt, John F. Kennedy, and Lyndon Johnson have been misrepresented by Historians?
    13. Do you think the 1934 NFA, 1968 GCA, 1986 FOPA, NICS, Brady Bills ad nauseam, Concealed Carry Permit Requirements are Constitutional?
    14. Do you think the Second Amendment is unconditional, predates the Constitution, protects an inherent right you were born with, and prevents the Federal, State or any other Municipality from infringing upon that right in anyway, shape or form, other than during your incarnation for a crime or during your commitment to a mental health factility; during which they are taking personal responsibility for your safety?
    15. Do you support or oppose a Federal Balanced Budget Amendment to the Constitution that mandates that the Federal Government like many State Governments; cannot spend money it does not have; deficit spend, unfunded liabilites etc., regardless if it means that the government has to shut down departments, layoff Government Employees, etc?
    16. Should members of the Executive Branch, Legislative Branch and Judical Branches of the Government be given a pay cut consistent with the millions of citizens nationwide that are now making 25% or more less than they were under the previous administration?
    17. Should the IRS & the 16th Amendment be abolished & repealed and replaced with the Fair Tax? Americans For Fair Taxation: Americans For Fair Taxation
    18. Should the Government be allowed to give money (tax payer dollars) to foreign countries as long as there are U.S. Citizens that are justifiably in need?
    19. Do you support or oppose Amnesty?
    20. Is Amnesty Constitutional?
    21. Do you think H1b & other temporary or permentant work related visas should be suspended as long as their are U.S. Citizens that are willing and qualified to take the jobs?
    22. Do you think that Free Trade Agreements should be suspended or abolished as long as there are U.S. Citizens that are willing and qualified to take the jobs?
    23. Should the President of the United States be forced to provide full disclosure of all personal documents, including but not limited to a long form birth certificate, all school records, all loan records, all travel records, via a verifiable chain of custody?
    24. Is Barack Obama hiding Something unethical or criminal about his past, whether its related to his actual birth certificate/citizenship or not? Further, that would disqualify him from being President or be an impeachable offense?
    25. Is the Current Jobs & Economy state from the time Barack Obama took office till now more his responsibility or that of George W. Bush?
    26. Have you visited U.S. Debt Clock Before? U.S. National Debt Clock : Real Time
    27. Is Barack Obama more of a: Communist? Socialist? Marxist? or ?

    "The people never give up their liberties, but under some delusion." - Edmund Burke

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    Holy Joe, Bo, there's 27 good threads all by themselves!
    Stay Tuned
    Semper Fi

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    Constitution, as written, nothing more, nothing less.

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    This was a no-brainer!
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    Quote Originally Posted by JJFlash View Post
    Constitution, as written, nothing more, nothing less.
    There's ^^my response^^; I couldn't have said it any better.
    If politicians would stick to the Constitution, the size of government would be appropriate to its job.
    People don't like to be meddled with. We tell them what to do, what to think, don't run, don't walk. We're in their homes and in their heads and we haven't the right. We're meddlesome.--River Tam

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    Surely no one at USAcarry would say Big Government.
    By faith Noah,being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear,prepared an ark to the saving of his house;by the which he condemned the world,and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith Heb.11:7

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    I agree with the above mentioned the constitution as written, &
    NO BIG GOVERNMENT!!!

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    Quote Originally Posted by HK4U View Post
    Surely no one at USAcarry would say Big Government.
    Surely you are being facetious, with Obama loving forum infiltrators like jwtoilet, et.al.


    "The people never give up their liberties, but under some delusion." - Edmund Burke

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    Quote Originally Posted by Bohemian View Post
    Surely you are being facetious, with Obama loving forum infiltrators like jwtoilet, et.al.

    Haven't heard anything from him lately unless he has shown up incognito. Perhaps he is now embarrassed to admit voting for the usurper.
    By faith Noah,being warned of God of things not seen as yet, moved with fear,prepared an ark to the saving of his house;by the which he condemned the world,and became heir of the righteousness which is by faith Heb.11:7

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