Monthly Archives: November 2016

Lew Rockwell (in 2016)

As for the state’s supposedly indispensable role, once we grow up and leave behind the scare tactics from our sixth-grade textbooks – without your public servants you’ll starve, or be poisoned, or drive an exploding car – we discover how little we need the state after all. The historically unprecedented explosion in living standards all over the world had everything in the world to do with market-driven capital accumulation and zero to do with government spread-the-wealth schemes.

Lew Rockwell (in 2016)

Strictly speaking, the US Constitution was conceived of as an agreement among the states, to which the US government, being the creation of that agreement, was not itself a party.