Why is Big Government Ineffective in a Crisis?

May 5, 2020 |  Categories:  Government  

There are many reasons why self-governance was the approach the founders chose. Some of those were to prevent oppression, distribute power, and to allow the people control over their destiny. Another reason is the inability of the government to change course quickly, to respond effectively to a crisis. Big government is ill-equipped to respond rapidly.  Why? Momentum.

Momentum is...

Where Are Our Legislators?

April 1, 2020 |  Categories:  Government  

Two sections of the Indiana Code allow the Governor to take this unprecedented action to shutdown most of the activity in our state. That means, our 100 state representatives and 50 state senators have authorized the Governor to take these actions through the laws they created. Granted, the Governor didn't have to take the measures he did, but he was allowed by the legislature.  Theref...