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List a single piece of evidence of a government roadway program being a net benefit to society. Can I go out and develop an interstate highway as a private enterprise, or does the government have a monopoly on that?
originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: centarix
The only one on that list I agree with is #1 or Roads. After that everything on your list would be better in the private sector or not at all. It should be noted that Government involvement in interstate commerce...for example...roads...is the only thing on your list they are supposed to be involved in anyway based on the original model created by our founding fathers.
Also, income tax was not supposed to exist and didn't until the 16th amendment. The Government was never intended to have the power and financial clout it does today. I don't want the Fed's involved in my life. I don't want them to "take care of me". I am an adult now.
5. Medical Care
6. Retirement Funding