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Re: The problem of playing politics with our constitutional rights

At 12:48 PM 9/13/97 +0000, Doug Geiger wrote:
>On Thu, 11 Sep 1997, David H Dennis wrote:
>> 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.

Actually, states do compete with each other for Federal money.
Jon Lebkowsky		http://www.well.com/~jonl
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