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nomdeblog

There are too many layers of government and only one wallet to feed the 3 troughs. In fact there are 4 layers in rural Ontario ...the County takes a cut too. The money moves up from the municipality to the County and some comes back down.

The taxpayer can’t figure out this Ponzi game and feeling hopeless stays home at election time; only 33% vote at municipal elections. The politicians like the 4 layered system because it’s impossible to pin down accountability.

The only way out of this mess is for voters to insist that the size of government matters. We need actual goals of the Feds dropping to say 12% of GDP (currently about 14% out of a total of 40%, so that would drop the total to 38%).

That would leave 26% for the other levels which is way too much. Drop those levels to 20%. That would take at least 10 years to accomplish if we started today which is not going to happen with the Wynne win....she won on the promise to Liberals “to continue the McGuinty Legacy”.

The Feds are indeed a problem with waste but they are nowhere close to what happens at the provincial level and below.

Will voters insist on cutting the aggregate size of government layers from 40% to around a 1/3rd of GDP?

Not until we teach high school students what GDP is and that’s not going to happen because they are too busy in “unionized” classes watching Al Gore’s Inconvenient Truth so that they can get brainwashed into the McGuinty legacy of wind power....Wind is a Wynne Win (nice bumper sticker eh?)


Cytotoxic

"The Feds are indeed a problem with waste but they are nowhere close to what happens at the provincial level and below."

The feds ARE what happens at the provincial level because they encourage it with payouts in equalization and REDs and etc. They're not getting rolled back under Stephen "Enemy of Capitalism" Harper.

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