overgovern

overgovern

(ˌəʊvəˈɡʌvən)
vb (tr)
to govern too much
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Surely council tax should only increase by the rate of inflation at the absolute maximum, but each year we pay more for less, we are overgoverned by community and county councillors, MPs and AMs, and still many places in Wales are the poorest in Europe.
When you bung in the MSPs along with Euro ones, it's obvious we're far too overgoverned.
We are not only grossly overtaxed, but woefully overgoverned. Westminster MPs don't even make our laws any more.
SCOTLAND is the most overgoverned country in the West with a two-tier system - 72 Westminster-based MPs plus 129 MSPs at Holyrood - for only five million population.
The one way we could isolate ourselves in the world would be to accept our new status as a mere off-shore province in the European Empire - the most over-taxed, over-borrowed, over-regulated, overgoverned block in the world.
In part the lack of debate probably reflects the relatively poor regard in which parliaments and politicians are currently held in Australia, which some attribute to the popular perception that Australia, with a total of nine legislative bodies, is overgoverned. In addition to the two houses of the Federal Parliament in Canberra, each of the six states has a sovereign parliament (five are bicameral, one is unicameral), and each of the two territories (Northern and Australian Capital) has a single-chamber assembly.
Following these ideas, one is inclined to claim that the new public health discourse is a "liberal" way of organizing relations between society and its citizens, a liberal rationality of rule (Rose, 1996).(2) Generally speaking, this strategy focuses on individual freedom of choice, implying a constant suspicion that individuals are "overgoverned" (Osborne, 1996, p.
Joseph crossed and recrossed Britain with the same message: "We are overgoverned, overspent, overtaxed, overborrowed, and overmanned." After starting as a minuscule minority of the Conservative Party, the Thateherites took over the government in 1979.
At the end of Free To Choose, the authors ventured to declare that Americans were "waking up." "We are recognizing the dangers of an overgoverned society, coming to understand .
Richard MacKinnon believed Scotland was massively overgoverned.