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How To Control Big Government


Published: April 7, 2020

The best way to rein in the federal government is to tackle the explosive growth in government spending head-on. Limiting government to its most essential functions can protect us from the dangers of a large central government.

Discussion Questions

  1. In what ways has the government adopted responsibilities past its basic functions?
  2. How can the market make up for and improve upon current government programs?

Additional Resources

  • Watch “How to Stay Free” on Free to Choose with Milton Friedman. Available here.
  • Read “Are Large Deficits and Debt Dangerous?” by Michael J. Boskin. Available here
  • Read “How a California Corporation Creates More Social Good Than Any Government” by Lee Ohanian. Available here.