Monday, May 10, 2010

How Much Government?

Seventy-five years ago, President Franklin D. Roosevelt was eager to weave a safety net under millions of impoverished Americans who were retired and had no savings.

On his left, supporters called for a massive new government program. On his right, Republicans argued that it wouldbankrupt the country and undermine people's habits of thrift and self-reliance.

Sound familiar?

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