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The Small Government Proposal for Education Funding and Choice

Cut Massachusetts Sales Tax

What is small government?
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What's so bad about Big Government?

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  • The fundamentals of making government small
  • The Weight Watchers Test...for Big Government
  • Small government + one exception = Big Government
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  • Tax limitation: a first step, not the last one
  • Misconceptions about small and Big Government
  • Smaller Government? Smaller than What?
  • The Soberest Drunk in the Bar: Comparing Governments
  • The “Wasted Vote” Argument
  • "Deficit" vs. "Overspending": The difference one word makes
  • Ways Big Government Advocates Try to Con Voters
  • Is Voting UN-Libertarian?
  • Do YOU want Big Government?
  • Would you push the button to make government small?
  • What can we do about Big Government?
  • Take the first step: sign the Small Government Pledge
  • How you benefit from the Small Government Pledge
  • What Signers of the Small Government Pledge Are Saying
  • The Small Government Field of Dreams
  • View the Signers of the Small Government Pledge
  • Libertarian is a Verb
  • Thinking about running for office? Know someone who is? Sign (or have them sign) the Small Government Pledge for Candidates.
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    An Open Letter to the Massachusetts State Legislature From
    Carla Howell and Michael Cloud, Sponsors of
    the 2008 Massachusetts End the Income Tax Ballot Initiative

    See Carla Howell at the TEA Party in Boston on Fox 25 News (video)...

    Carla Howell delivers speech on April 15, 2009 at the TEA Party Event in Boston...

    Today's Big Government is way too big, too powerful,
    too costly, too nosy, and
    too bossy.

    The mission of the Center For Small Government is to make government small; to shrink the size, power, spending, taxes, debt, and liability of today's Big Government. At all levels: federal, state, and local.

    Make small government the #1 priority in America.