Tag Archives: Big Government

Voluntary Exchange vs. Government Mandates

“Progressives” who advocate  “tax and spend” live in denial. Accepting any government subsidy is a violent act. The logic is easy to follow. There is no such thing as a “free lunch.” Somewhere somebody has to pay. Subsidies are paid out … Continue reading

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CLICHES OF PROGRESSIVISM #17 – “All We Need Is the Right People to Run the Government”

If you still believe that things will get better when Bareback Yomama is gone, you don’t understand the problem. This will help. — jtl, 419 by MELVIN D. BARGER via The Freeman The Foundation for Economic Education (FEE) is proud to partner … Continue reading

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Crisis and Leviathan: Critical Episodes in the Growth of American Government

By Robert Higgs FlyoverPress featured book for today. Few topics are as timely as the growth of government. To understand why government has grown, Robert Higgs asserts, one must understand how it has grown. This book offers a coherent, multi-causal … Continue reading

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