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Why Do We Need Government in the First Place?

Have you ever thought to yourself: “Why do we need government in the first place?” If you don’t have an answer to this question, then you’ll have no footing to stand upon when faced with all other “why” political questions. What you believe about the responsibilities of the government will deter- mine your specific policy preferences.

Is it the government’s job to feed the poor? To provide healthcare? To keep the peace? To protect our rights? What rights? What is a “right”?

In this book, Dr. McMasters provides the answer to the “why government” question for American government. Our founders had to answer this “why” question when creating our government. That means that all aspects of government in America were and are founded upon specific theories that answer the question…Why Government? Read this book to find out.