my average page load time is 19.5 seconds and slower than 99% of sites
That's a seriously slow load time; I doubt it's due solely to your inclusion of Google-hosted content. Are you using shared hosting?
In summary, Dreamweaver has not got these technologies right
Dreamweaver's WYSIWYG rendering engine is a joke, and it always has been. The app is a text editor with code highlighting, plain and simple.
it is laughable to think that html5 can compete with flash for casual games
Far from laughable - it's already happening: http://www.canvasdemos.com/type/games/
Most concerning to me is that this bullshit may effect safe harbor provisions for service providers.
The question was regarding US government institutions run efficiently.
Unless something major changes pretty soon, the US is totally and completely screwed
You're defining an entire nation based on your interpretation of.. what, exactly? Mass media news? Seriously, the quote above is one of the most uninformed, calloused, and pessimistic things I've read in quote some time. America is a nation of capable, creative, industrious people - we'll make it through this, and hopefully be wiser for it.
ACTA is a fucking steaming pile of shit. A "trademark treaty" written by corporations, and intended only to protect the "copyrights" of said corporations.
A property right is a positive right: it gives you the freedom to use, sell, etc. something you own. These are rights governments must protect, by preventing activities (such as theft or vandalism) that would endanger them.
A copyright is an entirely negative right: it gives you no new freedoms, merely the ability to prevent others from something they would otherwise be allowed to do. It gives one individual (the copyright holder) full control of a whole market (the sale of their writing). This is a monopoly, something governments must protect us from.
Copyright is not a natural right, but merely an outdated invention from the era of the printing press. To call copyrighted works “intellectual property” corrupts thought, by subjecting those who want to replace the invention with a more effective one to nonsensical claims of “you’re stealing my property”.
Research is to see what everybody else has seen, and think what nobody else has thought.