Comments on: “We Now Have Our Smallest Government in 45 Years” Property - Prosperity - Peace Sat, 09 May 2015 08:06:55 +0000 hourly 1 By: ricketson Thu, 09 Aug 2012 01:17:07 +0000 Weismann has a point, even if his phrasing is sloppy due to a sophomoric attempt at being provocative.

His ideological group probably does not want “big government”, but they do want the secure, middle-income jobs that come with direct government employment. The disconnect between government impact and direct employment is due to the modern Republican agenda of “privatizing” (i.e. outsourcing and profiting from) public services, while pretending that they are downsizing the government or making it more efficient.