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Re: The problem of playing politics with our constitutional rights (fwd)



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> Date: Sat, 13 Sep 1997 12:48:21 +0000 (GMT)
> From: Doug Geiger <[email protected]>
> Subject: Re: The problem of playing politics with our constitutional rights

> > Government is like the biggest company
> > in the nation, with no profit pressure to restrain bureaucracy.  
> 
> I wonder what would happen if we created competition for the gov't. Say,
> make each state compete with each other, attempting to 'sell' services
> (roads, welfare, real estate, etc.) for the cheapest rates (taxes). That
> might force the gov't to radically change. One might say that exists now,
> as people can choose the state they're in. But what if the state were not
> restricted to only 'selling' within state lines, and the federal gov't had
> competition as well? A true capitialist-democrasy.
> 
> Just some random thoughts.

Not so random, since this is exactly what the founding fathers wanted until
a bunch of bozo's went and created the 14th Amendment...


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