So the next time you clap when Congress says it might outlaw charging fees for checked baggage, or force businesses to remain open certain hours, ask yourself whether you want to empower these people. I like to check my bags without pulling out a
debit card as much as the next fella, but
Remember: among other things, government is ultimately people with guns telling folks what to do.
And I like this day and age: being critical of my government doesn't immediately render me a "right-wing kook" or a "left-wing kook". . . .