Could the American government become an oppressive tyranny?

I understand that many Americans worship the central government and believe only police, military and government officials should be armed, since only a large central government should have the right to be armed. Is it possible that the United States government no longer fearful of it's citizens, could fall... show more I understand that many Americans worship the central government and believe only police, military and government officials should be armed, since only a large central government should have the right to be armed. Is it possible that the United States government no longer fearful of it's citizens, could fall into an oppressive tyranny?
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