Progress….. John Stossel…..

Posted: July 15, 2015 in Uncategorized

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Progress

Townhall.com ^ | July 15, 2015 | John Stossel

Posted on 7/15/2015, 8:34:16 AM by Kaslin

Obamacare! The War on Drugs! A War on Poverty! Prohibition! The idea that government will bring social progress isn’t new.

Europe’s monarchs believed in big government long before there was a Soviet Union or a welfare state. Eighteenth-century philosopher Voltaire praised “enlightened” monarchs like Prussia’s Frederick the Great. Since the nineteenth century, so-called “progressives” have wanted government to get ever larger. They got their wish. The results were not so good for people.

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