"It is perfectly true that the government is best which governs least.
It is equally true that the government is best which provides most."
by:
Walter Lippmann
(1889-1974) American writer, journalist, and political commentator
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No way! That is a con. The government cannot 'provide' anything as it does not produce anything. All it can do is take from one to give to another (and take a percentage along the way, of course). This is a corruption Thoreau's original statement. Lippman is merely trying to twist a good argument into support for the opposite argument. Sneaky, bastard.
 -- E Archer, NYC     
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