Charles Murray: Civil Disobedience Key to Ending Government Overreach

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Who could ever be expected to grasp, let alone obey, the over 1,000 pages of the Affordable Care Act or the 800-plus pages of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act? These are examples of a regulatory environment run amok, according to social scientist and "Bell Curve" author Charles Murray. In his latest book, "By the People," Murray argues that the power of the federal government can no longer be reduced through the political process alone and that civil disobedience must play a role in reform. We'll get Murray's ideas on what's wrong with government today and how he thinks we should fix it.


Charles Murray, scholar at the American Enterprise Institute and author of "By the People: Rebuilding Liberty Without Permission"