Governing in the United States denotes a particular instinctual given a historical symbiosis. There is a proportional within the act of taxation and the power of government — the more egregious the tax and ambiguous the respective laws, the more coercive the governing authority. There is a sensitive proportionate between a free market economy, regulatory rules, the cost of litigation, and the degree of one’s liberty.
The ability of government to lawfully tax an individual’s income (by any amount) at the whim or discretion of any Congressional administration jeopardizes the meaningfulness of liberty. On the other side of the same issue of taxation is the politically exploitative, seedy, dishonest distribution of tax revenue. Government, all governments, including America’s, are susceptible to mendacious and deceitful behavior, in the interest of the Republic, one must never consider otherwise.
In the present, Congress operates within the complexities of a process-orientated bureaucracy. One that functions on the self-perpetuating inertia of the legislative branch; these bureaucracies demand a significant amount of operating independence, as well as, enforcement discretion. It is this bureaucratic progression that delegate delineates, defers, infers, enforce, negate, and often ignore prudence in favor of the typical modus operandi.
An overly regulated economy is wonk encumbered, differentiated by multi-source uber-bosses, excessive counter-affirmed requirements, and enough paperwork to harvest a forest. The result of such is the creation of an administrative system that is difficult if not improbable to remission or disband.
Human beings manage. As a consequence, trust is forbidden and askance the necessary safeguard of liberty. The most significant internal threat to the republic is statutorily compliant corruption perpetrated in the main by officers of the court, licensed intermediates, the elected, the appointed, and the Machiavellian(s).
One must keep one’s eye on the bouncing factoids.