They don't plow the streets where I live. Cops respond to 911? What a joke! We have volunteer fire companies. If you've ever had to deal with government bureaucrats you realize that most of the people that work for the government are idiots. Then they retire early and collect a nice pension for longer than they worked. I include teachers in this group. I've talked to many high school kids that can only tell time with a digital clock and can't read a ruler.