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A Short History of Big Government and the Resulting Crisis: Uncovering the Roots of Our Current Woes

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The rise of big government has been a defining characteristic of the 20th and 21st centuries. From the New Deal to the Great Society to the Obama administration, government has expanded its reach into almost every aspect of American life. This growth has brought with it a host of unintended consequences, including economic stagnation, social decay, and the erosion of individual liberty.

In this book, we will explore the history of big government in the United States. We will examine the motivations behind its growth, as well as the devastating consequences it has had on our society. We will also offer a path forward, a way to reduce the size and scope of government and restore the freedoms that have been lost.

Insidious Changes: A Short History of Big Government and the Resulting Crisis
Insidious Changes: A Short History of Big Government and the Resulting Crisis
by William C. Lewis

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 1935 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 213 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported

The Rise of Big Government

The origins of big government in the United States can be traced back to the early 20th century. The Progressive Era was a time of great social and economic change, and many Americans believed that the government should play a more active role in regulating the economy and protecting the welfare of its citizens.

This belief was further strengthened by the Great Depression, which caused widespread unemployment and poverty. In response, the government created a number of new programs designed to provide relief to those in need. These programs included Social Security, unemployment insurance, and the Works Progress Administration.

The expansion of government continued after the end of World War II. The Cold War led to a massive increase in military spending, and the government also created a number of new social programs, including Medicare and Medicaid.

By the 1970s, government spending had reached unprecedented levels. This spending spree was fueled by a combination of factors, including the Vietnam War, the Great Society programs, and the oil crisis.

The growth of big government has had a profound impact on American society. It has led to a decline in economic growth, an increase in poverty, and a loss of individual freedom.

The Consequences of Big Government

The consequences of big government are far-reaching. Economic growth has slowed, poverty has increased, and individual freedom has been eroded.

The high cost of government is a major drag on the economy. Spending on entitlements, such as Social Security and Medicare, is projected to rise dramatically in the coming years. This will put a strain on the budget and make it difficult to reduce taxes.

Government spending also crowds out private investment. When the government borrows money to finance its spending, it drives up interest rates and makes it more expensive for businesses to invest. This reduces economic growth and job creation.

The growth of government has also led to an increase in poverty. Poverty is most common among those who are dependent on government assistance. When the government provides more assistance, it creates a disincentive to work and earn a living.

Finally, big government has eroded individual freedom. The government regulates almost every aspect of our lives, from the food we eat to the cars we drive. This loss of freedom has made it more difficult for individuals to pursue their own goals and live their lives as they see fit.

A Path Forward

The growth of big government is a serious problem, but it is not insurmountable. There are a number of things we can do to reduce the size and scope of government and restore the freedoms that have been lost.

First, we need to reduce government spending. This means cutting entitlements, reducing the size of the military, and eliminating unnecessary programs.

Second, we need to reform the tax code. The tax code should be simplified and made more fair. We should also reduce taxes on businesses and individuals.

Third, we need to deregulate the economy. Government regulations make it more difficult for businesses to operate and create jobs. We need to eliminate unnecessary regulations and reduce the burden on businesses.

Finally, we need to restore individual freedom. We need to reduce the size and scope of government and give individuals more control over their own lives.

The path forward is not easy, but it is necessary. We must reduce the size and scope of government and restore the freedoms that have been lost. Only then can we hope to rebuild a prosperous and free America.

The growth of big government is a serious threat to our freedom and prosperity. We must take action to reduce the size and scope of government and restore the freedoms that have been lost.

This book provides a detailed history of big government in the United States and offers a path forward, a way to reduce the size and scope of government and restore the freedoms that have been lost. I urge you to read this book and join the fight to restore our freedoms.

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Insidious Changes: A Short History of Big Government and the Resulting Crisis
Insidious Changes: A Short History of Big Government and the Resulting Crisis
by William C. Lewis

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 1935 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 213 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
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Insidious Changes: A Short History of Big Government and the Resulting Crisis
Insidious Changes: A Short History of Big Government and the Resulting Crisis
by William C. Lewis

4.7 out of 5

Language : English
File size : 1935 KB
Text-to-Speech : Enabled
Enhanced typesetting : Enabled
Word Wise : Enabled
Print length : 213 pages
Lending : Enabled
Screen Reader : Supported
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