"it is after all my government and my country"
The same attitude has allowed every tyranny the world has ever known. You are the 80% who "have eyes but do not see, have ears but do not hear" Jesus spoke of.
"Government" is NOT "my country," the two do not equate, they are polar opposites. People are led by the nose from birth, through "public education" to equate "government" with "society." Governments traditionally seek to enslave, command and control societies to their own (government's) gains, and always most detrimental to the people, in the long run. Learn some history.
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