Ryan James Girdusky

1. It gave the government new powers over the economic status of the individual. This change has curtailed the ability of the individual to achieve economic independence.

2. The part of his production taken from the producer cumulatively increases the power of the federal government proportionately with the increase in its income. This power is not created; it is simply taken away from the people by those in government.”

Therein lies the principle of the other Buffett Rule. The larger the government, the more it impedes on human freedom. The means to create a more prosperous society do not lie in the egalitarian idea of equality, but in the American idea of freedom. That freedom only comes from a humble foreign policy, a currency backed by gold, and the notion that you have the right to keep what you earn.

Ryan James Girdusky

Ryan James Girdusky writes from New York City. He has been published in the Christian Science Monitor, The Daily Caller, The American Thinker, and World Net Daily. He is a contributor on the radio show "Living Truth with Gina Loudon."