Last edited by ttwtt78640; 07-18-12 at 09:08 AM.
ďThe reasonable man adapts himself to the world: the unreasonable one persists to adapt the world to himself.
Therefore all progress depends on the unreasonable man.Ē ― George Bernard Shaw, Man and Superman
Indivuals and other legal entities are normally in a symbiotic relationship
with Government. The Government was created to address the corroborative
needs of our society, Defense, legislative, and Judicial. (The Executive is a management
function, not an actual task)
This works best when Government leverages resources to expand the economy.
Example: Land given to the railroad companies both built the railroad, and increased the value of the land the railroad companies received.
Through greater commerce, the Government saw tax revenues increase.
Win- Win .
Governments are created by Indivuals to provide a framework for
Indivuals to have an opportunity for prosperity.
The Government exists to provide the infrastructure for growth.
When a Government consumes more resources than absolutely necessary,
It becomes parasitic.
In a parasitic relationship, the Government starts to consume and kill the hosts.
“The power to tax, is the power to destroy.”
You on the other hand are of the mind that building a business can't be done without the government. Government services including building of roads are available to all citizens and not just businesses, so to say that the govt helped a company build its business through roads is to also say the govt helped families build themselves through roads. Well given that the govt used the very money it took from businesses and families through taxes is to give govt credit for producing something that the citizens actually paid for themselves. Without an interest in expansion by businesses and families, there would be no need for more roads.......unless you support roads to nowhere.
Businesses weren't created for govt, but govt for businesses. Trouble with the left is many of them tend to put the cart before the horse.
"He who does not think himself worth saving from poverty and ignorance by his own efforts, will hardly be thought worth the efforts of anybody else." -- Frederick Douglass, Self-Made Men (1872)