Tuesday, September 8, 2009
"Three-fifths to two-thirds of the federal budget consists of taking property from one American and giving it to another. Were a private person to do the same thing, we'd call it theft. When government does it, we euphemistically call it income redistribution, but that's exactly what thieves do -- redistribute income. Income redistribution not only betrays the founders' vision, it's a sin in the eyes of God." Walter E. Williams
How Did We Ever Make It Before Nanny Government?
by Walter Williams (July 23, 2003)
Whenever someone says that this or that government program is absolutely necessary, I always wonder, "What did people do and how did they survive before the program?"
To read the rest of the story go to Capitalism Magazine.com.
I am a huge fan of Walter E. Williams he is one of the great Economist of our time and ranks right up there with Milton Friedman and Ludwig Von Mises.
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