When the lights go out

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November 13, 2011
by Matt PAtterson  
Posted in Commentary

"The consequences will be horrendous, for local governments are the institutions that provide the most basic elements of Western civilized life -- police protection, light, sanitation. These governments are too-small to fail. Think about it: If the federal government disappeared tomorrow, it could be days or weeks before the average citizen noticed. But your local garbage collection misses one pick up and damn, the stink sets in right away, don’t it?" (11/10/11)


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