Beware of What You Ask For...Question: Why has government become so intrusive?
Answer: Because we've asked for it.
Way back on March 7, I blogged about why we have the government that we asked for. In this post, Captain Ed makes the same point about our income tax structure. From the post:
"This points out an unfortunate dichotomy amongThings like our tax structure don't just occur. They grow over time because we ask for them or because we fail to prevent them.
Americans who want reform without incurring a cost. "