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When government does things better than private enterprise
Los Angeles Times

Budget discussions in Washington these days always seem to deteriorate into arguments over what government is supposed to do for its citizens, and what should be left aside. Is the reach of government strictly defined in the Constitution? Or tradition? And, if so, whose “tradition”?

Here’s a rule of thumb to consider for when government should take a role in providing a service: When it’s cheaper.

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