posted on Feb, 16 2005 @ 09:19 AM
One thing I've noticed around here, and in general, is that if something happens on the local
level that offends or catches people off-guard,
gov't is often mindlessly placed with an equal amount of blame for also being the proponent of that particular legislation or what
History class time! Let's go over our key terms!
Federal: Of, relating to, or being a form of government in which a union of states recognizes the sovereignty of a central authority while
retaining certain residual powers of government.
Local: Relating to or applicable to or concerned with the administration of a city or town or district rather than a larger area.
Now I realize there is some flexibility here...they can manage certain portions of local gov'ts when the burden is too heavy to bare or all semblance
of sanity is lost....
But last time I checked, this is how we operate things...So remember next time you dish out the blame, think a little longer about who the appropriate
The word "They" is not very descriptive....
[edit on 2/16/2005 by EnronOutrunHomerun]