Nope. Too much chance of tyranny. The more power exists away from the people, the less liberty is possible. That is the problem with the U.S. today. Too much power is in Washington, away from the people.
Originally Posted by spud4444
Of all tyrannies, a tyranny sincerely exercised for the good of its victims may be the most oppressive. It would be better to live under robber barons than under omnipotent moral busybodies. The robber baron's cruelty may sometimes sleep, his cupidity may at some point be satiated; but those who torment us for our own good will torment us without end for they do so with the approval of their own conscience.
--C. S. Lewis, God in the Dock, p. 292.