Who Will Build The Roads?

 

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“Who will build the roads without the state?”

The statists say this as if it is some incredibly difficult question that no one has ever considered.

The same people who build the roads now can also build them in the future, and those people are not the state. They are private contractors with a workforce of roughly 235,000 people, who are merely paid by the state with your tax dollars minus the cost of the bureaucracy. We can eliminate the middleman and directly pay them without the state.

The state is the only thing currently stopping you, me, or a group of us, from paying those same private contractors to build all of the roads that we could ever want.

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Spain Is without a National Government — And Spaniards Are Digging It | Mises Wire

In contrast to dire predictions of chaos, everything is proceeding smoothly and some Spaniards are learning a valuable lesson about the resilience of society when left to its own (voluntary) devices. The lesson has been pithily summed up by Felix Pastor, a language teacher, who states:

No government, no thieves.

https://mises.org/blog/spain-without-national-government-%E2%80%94-and-spaniards-are-digging-it