Advocates for bigger government believe that government is the most efficient and humane provider of goods and services. The presidential election and ongoing debates in California illustrate this frightening phenomenon. Voters chose a candidate who has an undying faith in the power of government and, as Steven Greenhut observes, even the Republican candidate failed to clearly explain the most obvious lesson—why free enterprise is superior to government coercion. As for the Golden State, what do you call a bunch of lawmakers who seethe with hostility toward private firms and do little more than hatch plans to create new government programs?
Minneapolis Tells Residents With Riot-Wrecked Buildings They Can't Clean Up Until They've Paid Their 2020 Property Taxes in Full
After failing at the one thing people think they need from government, Minneapolis is getting tough on making damaged citizens pay up.
Harris' origins allow her to properly claim Asian or Black/African American legal status, and she has chosen the latter.
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