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Government Spending Hurts People

Anonymous908 Wrote: Feb 26, 2013 4:30 PM
What we have right now is not capitolism. What we have is crony capitalism (aka corporatism). It is the fusion of big business and big government.

We should not accept the statist premise that most government spending helps people. Government spending is not just wasteful or inefficient, but all too often serves to crush the private economy and individual freedom.

In the coming days the media will provide a constant stream of purported victims of spending cuts. But for every victim of cuts there are victims of government spending itself. There are people who lost their businesses because of overzealous federal bureaucrats, who were trapped in dependency and despair by welfare programs, who were forced to pay higher bills to enrich the crony friends of politicians, and...