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Obama - Shrinking Government Easy as Pie

Curt169 Wrote: May 21, 2012 1:57 PM
I have said often, and it bears repeating: There is nothing so inept, inane, or insipid that adding more government to it can't make it worse.

Every so often, an article crosses your desk that makes you feel like you’ve been hit between the eyes with a sledgehammer. Even if you have a solid understanding of the topic, and you notice that the facts at hand match your previous suspicions, somehow you still have to keep a grip on yourself because it is so staggering. That is what happened to me while reading Michael Tanner’s recent report for the Cato Institute on the American welfare system.

Tanner is a recognized expert on our welfare system, having written two books on the subject during the 1990’s, when people...