...the government, which has no competition, creates no wealth, doesnít
produce anything of value, and neednít attract clients, has a monopoly
on the use of force with which it can extract what it needs to pay for
its mistakes in the form of higher taxes. These extractions, of
course, are not voluntary transactions as when you buy gas for your
car or food for your table. They are mafia-style transactions: Pay us
more, or else.