Big Government Quotes by Tim Pawlenty, Tate Reeves, Marco Rubio, Thomas Jefferson, Said Musa, Mark Tooley and many others.
We should invest in healthcare… We can and we should do all of this without succumbing to the siren song of big government.
Whether we look at capitalism, taxes, business, or government, the data show a clear and consistent pattern: 70 percent of Americans support the free enterprise system and are unsupportive of big government.
Big government conservatives are spending trillions and wasting billions. Republicans are no longer the party of fiscal conservancy, but the party of runaway spending and corruption.
You can’t be for big government, big taxes and big bureaucracy and still be for the little guy.
I’m not against business. I’m against big business in bed with big government.
Stacey Abrams – very articulate, very smart, but she just has radical views on wanting to grow government, raising taxes, trying to have these big government policies that didn’t work in the Barack Obama administration.
The ‘American Families Plan’ is not about helping American families, it is about redefining what it means to be an American family – allowing for big government to infiltrate Alabamians homes and daily lives.
Big government squashes the human spirit
We should distinguish carefully skepticism about Big Government from contempt for all government.
President Obama likes to talk about winning the future. But someone needs to tell him: You can’t win the prosperity of tomorrow if you’re mortgaging it to pay for the big government programs of today.
Mitt Romney and Newt Gingrich represent the big government frugal socialist wing of the party. And I represent the true constitutional conservative wing of our party.
The future is not Big Government. Self-serving politicians. Powerful bureaucrats. This has been tried, tested throughout history. The result has always been disaster. President Obama, your agenda is not new. It’s not change, and it’s not hope.
The Obama presidency, and liberalism in general, are based on not trusting the American people – a belief that big government is better for people.
I think in the end the big issue is that the private sector still needs more help. And the answer is not more big government. I know in my state our reforms allowed us to protect firefighters, police officers, and teachers.
Well, I have also believed in empowering the individual and believe there is a degree of inertia in big government that hampers the ability to respond to a rapidly evolving crisis.
If you like big government, move to Massachusetts.
The backlash against Big Government is an encouraging sign of a growing resistance to the mission creep of federal power.
There are more effective ways of tackling environmental problems вЂ“ including global warming, proliferation of plastics, urban sprawl, and the loss of biodiversity вЂ“ than by treaties, top-down regulations, and other approaches offered by big governments and their dependents.
Big government doesn’t work! It just doesn’t work!
I hate big government, but I really hate a government that doesn’t work. So when ‘they say we either have to raise taxes or cut core services,’ it’s actually a ‘false choice.
The man who reads nothing at all is better educated than the man who reads nothing but newspapers.
Paul Ryan says he’s for smaller government, and he’s funded every big government idea that there is.
The era of big government is over, but the era of big challenge is not. We need an era of big citizenship. There are many important people at this summit, but the most important title is ‘citizen.’ This is our republic. Let us keep it!
People of my generation knew we needed to move beyond that, the racial division and segregation and unsustainable social relations, that were unfair to millions of people. But it didn’t mean that we were going to become a big government liberal.
Who’s the big government guy? These labels are nonsense. And the Tea Party, if you want to call them working class, you know, a working-class insurgency from below, they are a mass of contradictions; they don’t have a single consistent viewpoint; but part of their impulse is to be wary of government.
I think part of the reason the Tea Party has resonated is that people feel disempowered. The Tea Party says, “You are out of power because of big government.” Then some Democrats tend to respond by saying, “No, you’re wrong, you’re not out of power.” It’s a sense that doesn’t resonate with people’s lived experience.
I believe that banking institutions are more dangerous to our liberties than standing armies.
Whether it’s called ‘compassionate conservatism‘ or ‘big government Republicanism,’ after years of record increases in federal spending, more government is now the accepted Republican philosophy in Washington.
Jim GreenfieldвЂ™s The Taxman Cometh will undoubtedly put a smile on the face of even the most dedicated big government freeloader. In the вЂEveryone Deserves a TrophyвЂ™ society we live in, itвЂ™s refreshing to know that JimвЂ™s literary voice will cut through the politics, using the American spirit of a used car dealer.
Candidly, I believe most corporations actually don’t mind big government.
Climate change is the perfect pseudoscientific theory for a big government politician who wants more power. Why? Because it is a theory that can never be disproven.
Big government doesn’t help the middle class, it buries it.
One of the things that makes me a conservative, or a libertarian, or whatever the heck it is that I am – a person who doesn’t much like big government – is that I do not like the concentration of the power.
We [the Republicans] help the middle class when we unburden them from the very policies that Hillary Clinton would double down on. She champions Big Government, which we know enables crony capitalism and exacerbates inequality. If you are wealthy, powerful and well-connected, you can handle Big Government.
In the Washington soft money game, big business and big labor are accomplices working together to protect the mushy middle of big government, with plenty of special interest plums: Big unions get big spending and big business gets corporate welfare and special tax breaks – all at the expense of average Americans.
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Hillary Clinton: putting big government spending financed by the Chinese ahead of good-paying jobs for middle-class Americans. Is she guilty or not guilty?
The Democrats’ agenda isn’t working for women. Their vision has produced big government and limited opportunity. Our vision is for limited government and opportunity for all. Women deserve better than what President Obama has delivered.
Free enterprise makes people prosperous, all people prosperous, and big government makes people poorer.
One of biggest lies in politics is the lie that Republicans are the party of big business. Big business does great with big government. Big business is very happy to climb in bed with big government. Republicans are and should be the party of small business and of entrepreneurs.
Whether you’re a veteran or a millennial, it’s hard to argue that big government has solved your problems efficiently, if at all.
A government big enough to give you everything you want is a government big enough to take from you everything you have.
We’re headed towards a fascist economy in which you have big government, big corporations and big labor, and they’re all in cahoots to strangle the entrepreneur.
After adding trillions to the debt on big-government policies most Americans didn’t ask for and which we couldn’t afford, Democratic leaders say they need more money, which they intend to take from small business, even though small businesses create the majority of new jobs.
Today it is not big business that we have to fear. It is big government.
The most terrifying words in the English language are: I’m from the government and I’m here to help.
Of course there are critics who believe that no matter what we do, the Florida dream is over. They claim that we must accept the idea that inevitably our future is one of high taxes and big government.
Big government intervention creates as many problems as it solves – that was the lesson of Obamacare.
‘Hello my name is the Republican Party and I got a problem. I’m addicted to spending and big government.’ I’d like one of them just to stand up and say that.
Government is like a baby. An alimentary canal with a big appetite at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
Big government is the most corrupt industry in America.
A loud noise at one end and no sense of responsibility at the other.
We must guard against the overreaching hand of big government trying to take away our freedom. And we must always protect the environment in a manner consistent with our values
Deregulation is a transfer of power from the trodden to the treading. It is unsurprising that all conservative parties claim to hate big government.