by James D. Best
There are only two types of governments. Two. That’s it. There are those where the people control the government and those where the government controls the people. Likewise, there are only two types of economic systems: economies where free markets control commerce and economies where bureaucrats control commerce.
It’s that simple. Really.
The Two Types of Governments
Most governments control people. This has been the case throughout history. Proponents of Big Government used different nomenclatures to describe their ideal system, but they all have the single overriding characteristic: centralizing power in government.