Tag Archives: Big Government

Too Vast — 20 May 2013

I remember Candidate Obama saying in 2008, “it’s not whether government is too big or too little, it’s whether it works!” ¬† This, of course, assumes a manager is in charge. ¬†Unfortunately, President Obama is no manager, and his government … Continue reading

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A Choice to Talk About the Big Issues — 13 August 2012

Mitt Romney’s choice of Congressman Paul Ryan as his running mate is in effect a declaration of principle: he is saying that this race ought to be about big issues, about the relationship between government and the governed. That is … Continue reading

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Truth or Inconsequences — 22 August 2011

Last week, I wrote about my view that the vast increase of government support programs over the last few decades has resulted in a deadened sense of social responsibility – if the government is taking care of folks, then folks … Continue reading

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