Simple check and balance alternative #4:
Well probably the most effective way is to just take out the command and
control center. Even this would only be temporary as the government would
just keep spending more tax money to replace everything and add more
What we need is a mechanism to punish the politicians who go down the Big
Brother path *and* the companies who are making big profits helping them.
Receive a buck of public funds as income, lose your right to vote due to conflict of interest. This applies to all civil servants, politicians, military personnel, LEAs, welfare recipients, subsidy recipients, medicare recipients, social security recipients, incarcerated prisoners (they already have it) -- and any others who have a vested interest in the continuance of the gravy train. Hereafter referred to as the 'Separation of Socialism and State amendment'. Perhaps they could all form a union and tax each other for their common good. Actually, when you read the wording of the tax code, this is exactly what was intended (http://www.tax-freedom.com), and is, in fact, the law.