Yes, this has been written about elsewhere, for awhile. It's high time it was on a ms media site for a change. It's the political classes that are enriching themselves and getting wealthy off govt—'er the U.S. taxpayers. That's you and I. This includes certain corps that are connected to govt for increasing their market shares.
“Experience should teach us to be most on our guard to protect liberty when the Government’s purposes are beneficent. Men born to freedom are naturally alert to repel invasion of their liberty by evil-minded rulers. The greatest dangers to liberty lurk in insidious encroachment by men of zeal, well-meaning but without understanding.” — James Madison