If you have read him, then read SUPRYNOWICZ’s stuff for an education in little L libertarianism. He can really hit the nail heads.
The Constitution certainly does authorize the federal government to regulate interstate commerce. If the state of Ohio were to enact a selective tariff against the import across the river of Kentucky buttons, in a foolish effort to “protect” inefficient Ohio button manufacturers, this duly delegated power would allow the Congress to step in and overrule such a tariff — a good thing, since a great part of our economic prosperity has resulted from America being, in effect, one huge “free trade zone.”
Just like all of the USA is supposed to be a free speech zone, so to it should be a free trade zone. We don’t need the various levels of gumamint micromanaging us.
By some small increment — given that home schoolers and private schoolers almost always do better than the inmates of the government schools — the overall quality of learning in Nevada would have improved.
Want to see a real return to full literacy? Close and auction off all the literacy retarding government youth propaganda camps (see John Taylor Gatto), and refund all related tax dollars to the people for use in educating their own children.
That was the system that produced the Founding Fathers, after all — along with a populace that could actually read and understand a limited-government Constitution.
Yes, the gumamint skools are like prisions run by the post office. The communists that designed publik skools wanted to create a dumbed down class of factory workers. We have created in the seventy years of this “experiment” a dumbed down population that can’t understand how they are being screwed by the system.
We are a nation of sheep people. Led, schorn, and wehn needed served for dinner!