Government's first duty is to protect the people, not run their lives.
As government expands, liberty contracts.
Government exists to protect us from each other. Where government has gone beyond its limits is in deciding to protect us from ourselves.
I have wondered at times what the Ten Commandments would have looked like if Moses had run them through the U.S. Congress.
But there are advantages to being elected President. The day after I was elected, I had my high school grades classified Top Secret.