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This is because the goal of a out-of-control government is always the same - to keep and extend its reach. No matter which slogan they write on their banners, once they feel they are no longer under the strictest and most vigilant control of those they purport to represent - they will behave the same. Once the relationship between citizens and the government changes from owner/hired manager to subject/ruler, there's no other way it can go. Unfortunately, current US government is approaching the citizens as subjects and not owners way too often.

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