We have noted time and again how government – in the name of helping the Little Guy – eviscerates the Little Guy.
Claude Louis Hector de Villars – the great early 18th Century French general (back when France had them) – rightly observed:
God save me from my friends. I can protect myself from my enemies.
The late, inordinately great United States President Ronald Reagan believed it – and applied it directly to the worst “friend” of all: