Can big government be rolled back?

posted by
October 12, 2011
Independent Institute
by Carl Close  
Posted in Commentary

"In 1900, Uncle Sam spent about 3 percent of national income, and state and local governments spent about 6 percent. Today, federal spending amounts to about 30 percent of national income—roughly double what state and local governments spend combined. Must advocates of limited government resign themselves to the Leviathan state?" (10/11/11)  


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