Skip to comments.Henninger: Big Government Implodes
Posted on 07/11/2013 4:26:15 AM PDT by Daveinyork
Mark July 3, 2013, as the day Big Government finally imploded.
July 3 was the quiet afternoon that a deputy assistant Treasury secretary for tax policy announced in a blog post that the Affordable Care Act's employer mandate would be delayed one year. Something about the "complexity of the requirements." The Fourth's fireworks couldn't hold a candle to the sound of the U.S. government finally hitting the wall.
Since at least 1789, America's conservatives and liberals have argued about the proper role of government. Home library shelves across the land splinter and creak beneath the weight of books arguing the case for individual liberty or for government-led social justice. World Wrestling smackdowns are nothing compared with Hayek vs. Rawls.
Maybe we have been listening to the wrong experts. Philosophers and pundits aren't going to tell us anything new about government. The one-year rollover of ObamaCare because of its "complexity" suggests it's time to call in the physicists, the people who study black holes and death stars. That's what the federal government looks like after expanding ever outward for the past 224 years.
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Someone better tell hussein; he’s clearly under the impression that Lenin’s Big Government was on the right track.
We could probably seize the moment and push for a more limited role for government. The time is ripe.
But we would need a party that believed in limited government and the worth of the individual — and we don’t have a party like that.
Not buying it - All is going to Obama’s plan.
Not sure I agree with his conclusion, but fabulous article.
Exactly! The degree of "change" the WH cohorts are seeking requires EVERYTHING to crash to zero first. Then they ride in on the savior white horse of pure fascism.
“To call the U.S. federal government a black hole is a disservice to black holes”