Local Autonomy is preferred, so long as it does not restrict liberty. For example, communities should have the right to solve the deer problem which afflicts many areas. Deer kill about 150 people per year in the US and Canada, more than are killed by any other animal. http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/1536458/posts
The general rule should always be to support the federal government against any proposed one-world government, to support the states against the federal government, to support counties against the states, to support cities, villages and townships against the counties and to support individuals above all.