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Big government is not the answer for economic progress. Never has been, never will be.

The internet.
Nuclear power.
Gene sequencing.
Satellite distribution.
Apple's SIRI (via DARPA)
Optical digital recording
Fluorescent lights
Water purification technology
Advanced metalurgies
Panama Canal
Super computers
Cordless tools
Solar panel development
Human genome project
National Weather Service
Transcontinental Railroad
Higher Education (G.I. Bill)
Magnetic Resonance Imaging (MRIs)
and hundreds more.

So when you say "Big government is not the answer for economic progress. Never has been, never will be." I see what you mean.

Then you top that off with a wonderful example "The USSR failed. Check it out." So I guess I should ask, "Why isn't Somalia a paradise? Where is the progress in Afghanistan? Why isn't the Democratic Republic of Congo thriving? How's Niger these days? And what about Yemen, Chad, the Sudan? Surely they don't all have "too much government" do they?

So on your advice I "checked it out." It turns out that your statement is, like so much of what you post, delusional. Pity, really.
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