Unnecessary but Inevitable
By Randall G. Holcombe
Governments are formed not to create goods and services for their citizens but to impose force on people. This truth may seem elementary, but its full implications are sufficiently subtle to have eluded the miscast debate over limited government versus orderly anarchy.
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