slaves are made with "right to work" laws and strict limits on the extent of the safety net.
So, if we all just go on strike at the same time, will that be Occupy Liberty?
And yet the number of Congresscritters of any strip running on the idea is. .
Unfortunately, all the power is draining into DC, where the money can be printed at will, thus giving a us positive feedback loop.
Just ask a bureaucrat.
Furthermore, we know that people are stupid, and absolutely incapable of operating above caveman level without kindly bureaucrats.
In summary, ensuring Total Regulation is a basic national security requirement.
No, subsidies and taxes are not like a classical R-C control network; you're oversimplifying like a madman to equate them to a negative feedback loop, i.e., something that stabilizes. To the extent the analogy helps at all, taxes and subsidies are more of a positive loop, feeding corruption, destabilizing.
doing ourselves through conscious collective action
Would you recommend a wall of Pet Rocks, or a vast Ouija Board to implement this?
You and I both know that's so backwards as to be hilariously ludicrous.
True, true, and yet we re-elected it. #GoFigure