Monday, February 18, 2013

Repost: Where's Grover Cleveland When You Need Him?

In honor of President's Day, I am going to link to a blog post I wrote in November 2008 entitled Where's Grover Cleveland When You Need Him?

The post details a speech that Cleveland gave in 1893 in which he actually identified the cause of a particular economic disaster to be government and demanded the immediate repeal of the law that gave rise to the disaster.

In the wake of decades of destruction wrought by government policies that intervene in money, banking, housing, health care, drugs, agriculture, transportation, manufacturing, and energy to name a few, could you imagine any modern politician giving a speech recognizing government's role in creating disaster after disaster and advocating the repeal of even one law that has given rise to it rather than advocating for even more government power and more funding?

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