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To Promote "Fairness" Lunch Lady Ordered to Stop Making Good Food

Bad News Barnes Wrote: Oct 12, 2012 5:34 AM
It is a compelling argument. I will gladly trade liberty for economic prosperity. I will also trade my Ford Focus for a Yugo.

Since part of my job at the Cato Institute is to persuade skeptics to support a free society, I’m always trying to figure out how best to convince people to favor liberty over statism.

I start with the premise that most statists are misguided rather than evil and I try to understand how they see the world. If I know what makes them tick, after all, then perhaps I can explain to them how freedom is preferable to big government.

In my efforts to win people’s hearts and minds, I run into the same obstacles over and over again.

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