In defense of government spending

John Warner over at "Swamp Fox" has put together one of the better pieces I've seen of late on why sometimes less government isn't better government.

Read more stories on this subject in our stimulus package topic page.The piece was penned in retort to Gov. Mark Sanford's recent piece about why he always strives to sped less. 

A taste of the retort:

But, does that myopic focus on the individual actually cost the individual taxpayer in South Carolina money out of his pocket? In fact, two obsolete institutions where state government needs to spend money for individuals to make money, education and economic development, are costing the average South Carolinian everyday.  

Go read the whole thing.

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