Big Government Woes - Those who declare that we live in an era of unfettered Capitalism just don't get it. Lobbying, political connections and cronyism is a direct result of high taxation and regulation
Maybe its NOT that easy? - Progressive is code for smarter than the rest, and those progressives have raised taxes on the "rich" in virtually every province in the last 4 years. Has that solved our problems?
Nothing For The Younger Demographic - This year, total Federal spending on people over 65 will be 5 times more than that spent on people under 45. Meanwhile our school system continues to graduate economically and financially illiterate students
It's Not Goodies It's My Money! Media talks about what Goodies might be in the budget as if Government had a source of income other than what it dug out of our pockets. Don't worry about a decrease in spending though you might want to worry about a decrease in the rate of spending increases.
Don't Depend on Government - As you file your taxes, consider the Governments the lack of accountability, heavily subsidiized industrie/ insiders, Political considerations trumping public good will combine to prevent you from every collecting your promised pension(s)
Serious Financial Problems - Ultimately, financial reality could not allow 6 weeks paid vacation as a "human right" in the European Union. Delusional Economics and Finance, in all Western Nations to some degree....