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Keep Government Small and Keep Your Eye On It

By Lawrence Reed Lawrence Reed, President, Foundation for Economic Education Those of us who want to make government small and keep it limited as America’s Founders intended sometimes come across to others as naysayers. ┬áBecause we don’t fall for promises of politicians to take care of every corner of our lives, we get accused of being mean and uncaring. ┬áBut we should be quick to point out we are opposed to excessive government because we are in favor of some very positive, important things. We want to limit government ultimately because we support freedom, without which life would hardly be worth living. We want to limit government because we want to maximize opportunity, enterprise and creativity. We want to permit… View Article

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