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Government should be a referee

Government has three primary functions. It should provide for military defense of the nation. It should enforce contracts between individuals. It should protect citizens from crimes against themselves or their property. When government-- in pursuit of good intentions tries to rearrange the economy, legislate morality, or help special interests, the cost come in inefficiency, lack of motivation, and loss of freedom. Government should be a referee, not an active player.
     — Milton Friedman

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from crux № 19 — Free market

It constantly amazes me that the defenders of the free market are expected to offer certainty and perfection while government has only to make promises and express good intentions.
     — Lawrence W. Reed

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NeoNotes — Best intentions - updated

The problem is that the best intentions can lead to the worst results.

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NeoNotes — Government doesn't compete

There's no incentive to make it better

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When truth is dissent

Very silly.

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Greener than thou

Power to control

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Human Lives Matter

So no matter what I’ve said before now, no matter what I’ve done before now, if I fail to do this now, I’m racist.

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NeoNotes - Choose your right

I believe that economics and morality should be based in free choice.

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Victims and paying for bad choices

How a benevolent and socially progressive government drags people down

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