by Monty Pelerin
Monty Pelerin’s World
Ever wonder why citizens are disgusted with government? The simple answer is that government can no longer accomplish anything! Furthermore, it has diminished the private sector’s ability to produce what is necessary to sustain the standard of living this country has grown accustomed to.
If you are disgusted with government it is likely because you feel you are getting less for what it demands from you and paying more for it. The debt piled up represents obligations beyond those paid for. The output from the ruling class has never been less and never cost more.
Contrast what a smaller and more effective government was able to do with respect to World War II. The following summarizes (from an unknown author) what used to be able to be accomplished: