I'm not debating this issue from the definition that "most people" have come to use. I'm simply using the dictionary definition, so that personal bias doesn't enter the debate. I'm not talking about government the way many folks, or some folks, or other folks define it. I'm talking about it the way the dictionary defines it, so as not to let our personal differences cloud our ability to communicate. The dictionary doesn't say that government requires some moral right to be agreed upon in order to be called "government". I don't accept your assertion that a moral right is a required aspect of the word. Not because I don't believe it, but because the dictionary simply doesn't require it. If we can't be sure about the meaning of the words we use when we debate, then our debates are useless.
Free market capitalism isn't right for America because it works better. It's right because it's free (and it works better).
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