Quote du Jour


by Jeff Fecke | August 4, 2009

If you like the Post Office and the Department of Motor Vehicles and you think they’re run well, just wait till you see Medicare, Medicaid and health care done by the government.

Arthur Laffer

Jeff Fecke is a freelance writer who lives in Eagan, Minnesota.In addition to his own blog, Blog of the Moderate Left, he also contributes to Alas, a Blog, Minnesota Campaign Report, and AlterNet. Fecke has appeared as a guest on the “Today” show, the Alan Colmes radio show, and the Mark Heaney Show. Fecke is divorced, and the father of one really terrific daughter. His debut novel, The Valkyrie’s Tale, is now available.

Yeah, that would be really bad. What’s next? The government taking over the Army? Or our schools? Or — gasp — Social Security? Say it ain’t so!

And yes, we are talking about that Arthur Laffer, the inventor of supply-side economics. I can’t imagine why that hasn’t worked out.

(Via publius.)

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