The Flaw in Big Government Initiatives

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The phrase “big government” historically has kindled no small amount of ideological opposition over the years, particularly on American soil. Most people recognize “big government” as a favorite indictment made by the political right. Big government is equated with paternalistic overreach and the possible infringement of civil liberties. Thus, the big vs. small government question has been cultivated in ideological…




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Writer of economics, psychology, and lots in between.

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