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Americans are Addicted to Government; Can We be Saved from Ourselves Despite the Pain?

December 30, 2010
Idaho Values Alliance
12/29/2010

These days leading a state in America is very much the same as leading a person off drugs.

Americans have become addicted to government and we do not like pain.

The first requirement for overcoming addiction is a willing patient.  If our state and country are to be saved there must be enough of us who have the courage to admit we are addicted and that we are willing to accept the painful treatment.

Given this prolonged economic downturn one would think Idahoans are ready for help.

Again this week, Senator Tom Colburn from Oklahoma, said in an interview by Fox News that if within four years Americans do not break their addiction to government, states will become bankrupt and the middle class will disappear.  He said those who will suffer most will be the poor.

And now… the rest of the story. …..

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