The Institute for Justice released a new report today entitled "The Power of One Entrepreneur" that highlights five remarkable individuals who have fought for their right to earn a living and create jobs in the face of arbitrary and unnecessary government interference. It's a timely reminder that sometimes the best thing the government can do to spark economic growth is get out of the way. As John Kramer writes in his introduction:
They are the industrious individuals who ensure your favorite bagel and cream cheese are ready for you first thing in the morning, who make your computers run like a top, who transport you to and from the office, or who ensure that the remains of loved ones who have passed away are buried with dignity and respect. They are American entrepreneurs, and despite all they do for us each day—and all they want to do to make our lives better through free enterprise—too often they find government-imposed roadblocks standing in their way.
Read all about it here.