Why Government Is the Problem (Essays in Public Policy Series #39)

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Friedman discusses a government system that is no longer controlled by "we, the people." Instead of Lincoln's government "of the people, by the people, and for the people," we now have a government "of the people, by the bureaucrats, for the bureaucrats," including the elected representatives who have become bureaucrats.

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Overview

Friedman discusses a government system that is no longer controlled by "we, the people." Instead of Lincoln's government "of the people, by the people, and for the people," we now have a government "of the people, by the bureaucrats, for the bureaucrats," including the elected representatives who have become bureaucrats.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9780817954420
  • Publisher: Hoover Institution Press
  • Publication date: 2/1/1993
  • Series: Essays in Public Policy Series , #39
  • Edition description: 1st Edition
  • Pages: 18
  • Sales rank: 444,502
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.50 (d)

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Milton Friedman, recipient of the 1976 Nobel Memorial Prize for economic science, was a senior research fellow at the Hoover Institution from 1977 to 2006. He passed away on Nov. 16, 2006. He was also the Paul Snowden Russell Distinguished Service Professor Emeritus of Economics at the University of Chicago, where he taught from 1946 to 1976, and a member of the research staff of the National Bureau of Economic Research from 1937 to 1981.

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