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Government and its proper role

A Nashville Sheriff's Police Bearcat. Sign of militarized police and maybe overweaning government.

Recently, on the news/social network site Quora.com, someone asked, “Why do liberals believe the government can solve problems better than [can] private enterprise?” This is a common-enough trap into which liberal voters commonly fall. Falling into that trap bespeaks a lack of imagination, and a lack of any concept of limited government. Herewith a discussion of government, why we have it, and its proper role.

Ayn Rand world: public schools

Statue of Atlas, that became the cover illustration for Atlas Shrugged. Is the Third Option a variation on this theme?

The Ayn Rand world has no room for public schools. They indoctrinate instead of educating, and far from protecting rights, often violate them.