USA governments’ histories show that it doesn’t work to simply hope for honorable people to seek office and then limit themselves and others.
James Anthony is an experienced chemical engineer who applies process design, dynamics, and control to government processes. He is the author of The Constitution Needs a Good Party and rConstitution Papers, the publisher of rConstitution.us, and an author in Daily Caller, The Federalist, American Thinker, American Greatness, Mises Institute, and Foundation for Economic Education. For more information, see his media and about pages.
Life, liberty, and property are secure only if governments are limited by having ambition counter ambition.
All these politicians and bureaucrats aren’t cleaning up their own acts, they’re cleaning us out. We need better plans of our own.
Our real leaders are each politician who does what’s right and lets the chips fall where they may. And, ultimately, each voter who does the same.
Once constitutionalist politicians limit Progressive politicians to stop taking more from us, they will find that there are ready fixes for self-serving borrowing and spending, and for so-called entitlements and the associated cronyism-swollen prices.
House Republicans should prioritize protecting life, liberty, and property. They should promise to increase these liberties with narrow actions on moneys, emergency powers, generics, abortion, immigration, national criminal law, and Ukraine.