Tag Archives: Small government

Are we a nation or a confederation?

Advocates of State’s Rights and small government urge that as much as possible be left to the States.  A popular slogan is “Big government needs to get out of the way, give Americans chance to rise.” However, proponents of small … Continue reading

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Rep. Justin Amash on what ails us

Rep. Justin Amash (R-MI), a libertarian, responds to President Obama’s State of the Union address: The essential error of the Obama presidency is an unfounded belief that greater government power—in our pocketbooks, in our private lives—will make America more prosperous … Continue reading

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Impossible demands

There are many victories in this (budget) proposal….On balance it is a victory for taxpayers–Tom Reed Has the GOP done itself in with rightist rhetoric? A constant barrage of advertising has had an impact. Part of the GOP base and … Continue reading

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Just the facts, nothing but the facts

Any clod can have the facts, but having opinions is an art. — Charles McCabe Get your facts first, and then you can distort them as much as you please — Mark Twain We are urged, by “No Labels” for … Continue reading

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Brave or Foolish?

Some say smokers are brave. Knowingly, fearlessly facing early and unpleasant death, they remain calm and carefree.  Ought we celebrate their bravery or shake our heads at the foolishness? Similarly, Libertarians would take great risks with our economy. Experts say … Continue reading

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