There Is An Alternative To The Statist Status Quo: The Misean Vision Of A Liberty-Based Social Order

To him, and to many Americans, the goal of government is to be an extension of the personal values of those in charge. I saw a speech in which Obama was making a pitch for national service — the ghastly idea that government should steal 2 years of every young person’s life for slave labor and to inculcate loyalty to the leviathan — with no concerns about setting back a young person’s professional and personal life.