Government, even in its best state, is but a necessary evil; in its worst state, an intolerable one.
Our nation is built on the bedrock principle that governments derive their just powers from the consent of the governed.
People try to live within their income so they can afford to pay taxes to a government that can’t live within its income.
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
The way people in democracies think of the government as something different from themselves is a real handicap. And, of course, sometimes the government confirms their opinion.