Should government be allowed to continue to grow in importance and size controlling and providing for our needs or should we shrink government and rely on individuals, business and other institutions for our well being? This is the crucial issue of today. If government is allowed to grow more, it may dominate our society and make it impossible for free enterprise to exist consuming more and more taxes. The problem with government is that it does not make a profit and is very inferior to to the profits of free enterprise capitalism. The socialist governments of europe are in financial trouble spending more money than they take in. They raise taxes but get less revenue as productivity decreases. America is on the edge. We call it the financial cliff. The USSR failed. North Korea is ruined. Cuba is a zero. Only China among the Communist countries is doing well because they embraced capitalism they learned from Milton Friedman, the University of Chicago free market economist. We are choosing to use Keynes and Marx theories which do not work and will destroy America. Why do we do this when history shows this is the wrong way to go? Nial Ferguson, Harvard professor of economic history says “politicians learn that it is sellable to the public and keeps them in power”. I think America is more important that some politicians careers. What do you think?