Governments do 4 things
If technology allowed it they would be in your sleep
What is left for you?
A great indicator of how well somebody understands government operations is when you are talking about the Federal Government and their first argument brings up fireman or policemen. Before anybody states their political opinion they should suffer through a non-opinionated (i.e., not right/left/ north) civics lesson about which functions are executed at city, state, and country levels.