The problem is that during his ideological rants Paul Krugman has been failing to reach the necessary minimum.
The Middle East shows us that all governments ultimately rely on the consent of the governed.
We are talking about standing firm against unwarranted, unconstitutional and illegal acts.
Tom Paine: “Society in every state is a blessing, but Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one”
The government of the United States has become the distant, detached, self-important entity that the founders had hoped to avoid when writing the Constitution.
In and of itself, the federal government possesses no power.
Observing our two party system in the United States, it strikes me that itâ€™s much like professional wrestling â€“ choreographed combat.
St. George Tuckerâ€™s View of the Constitution of the United States was the first extended, systematic commentary on the Constitution after it had been ratified by the people of the several states and amended by the Bill of Rights.
It’s time for both sides to start imagining what they fear most: What if government did nothing?
The solution to our problem is not to find the right people and send them to Washington. By all means, vote the bums out, but if that is the end of it, the new crop of bums (from both parties) will forget their limited government rhetoric just as surely as their predecessors did.
Big Government. Collectivism. Central authority. Corporatism, fascism, socialism, etc. Call it what you want, but itâ€™s an overbearing master, operating in the name of we-know-best-and-weâ€™ll-take-care-of-you type of government.