As Tom is packing his office items he realizes he may need to get a temporary job since he’s losing his job at the Parks Department.
The citizens of Pawnee want to know what services the government will provide if they are shut down. Ron relishes in the fact that the services aren’t provided
Leslie and Ron propose a list of budget cuts that they believe will help keep the Parks Department operation, but Chris breaks the news that the city’s budget is worse than imagined and the government will need to shut down
Ron is happy that state auditors are coming to slash the Pawnee budget because he feels government spending has gotten out of hand.
Ron believes that the government should be operated by private enterprise (like Chuck E. Cheese) that uses a token system to participate, like taking a walk, going down a slide, or seeing a duck.
Ron believes that governments are a waste of taxpayer money and should be run more like private (for-profit) companies.
Ron believes in a very limited government and describes his idea of government as a single employee with the power to start war. This clip can be used to show the extremes of the what role a government should have.