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Libertarian Answer To Obama's Job-Killing

The American public has been screaming "government needs to do something to create jobs!" President Obama, after two years of shoving his liberal-progressive agenda down people's throats, finally woke up after last November's election and said, "Oh, I get it! Americans want jobs!" At which point he redoubled his efforts to create business-government partnerships.

Unfortunately nothing dampens an economy and kills overall job creation more than business-government partnerships. Read "The Birth of Plenty," by William J. Bernstein; or to really understand read the greatest novel ever written, Ayn Rand's Atlas Shrugged.

Libertarians have a seldom mentioned ideal: the separation of business and state. This does not mean that government forsakes its duty to prosecute fraud or assault when practiced by businesses. It does mean government allows the "invisible hand" of the free market to regulate business; government stands aside and says to…