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Grover Norquist : What role should government play in an economy? / Clear, concise arguments and answers from leading thinkers / Eristical.com
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Government should enforce and protect property rights, avoid creating barriers to entry for companies and individuals looking to create small businesses and self-employment.

Government should allow either competing private currencies or if they maintain a monopoly on fiat currency they should link its value to real goods such as gold or a basket of commodities.

Why should government be limited in scope and function? Well, the Constitution says so. The list of legitimate, Constitutional powers the federal government has are spelled out. There is a list of things they definitely cannot do the Bill of Rights. The ninth and tenth amendments reiterate that if they are not listed in the Constitution they are denied to the federal government and reserved to the states or the people.

President of Americans For Tax Reform, Grover Norquist