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Let me try this...

.Mark, do you believe that taxation is theft, and thus morally wrong? I do, and that is an important part of what makes me a free market capitalist rather than what someone like Ronald Reagan who was obviously a capitalist, but not a free market capitalist. Reagan supported the idea of smaller government and private ownership of the economy, but he still thought taxation to run government was permissable. In his view then, ownership of the means of production should be "mostly" private, except for the small taxation used to run the government. A true free market capitalist would see that taxation as theft of an individuals means of production by use of force, and thus, it is morally indefensible.

Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).