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Quotation of the Day…

… is from page 233 of economic historian Robert Higgs’s still-indispensable 1987 book, Crisis and Leviathan:

Thus the war [World War II] left the United States something far more ominous than big government, namely, Big Government in the sense of a powerful, highly arbitrary, activist government virtually unchecked by the constitutional limitations of checks and balances that had traditionally restrained the interventions if not the ambitions of government officials.


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