The author would like to extend his thanks to the following persons without whose advice and assistance his task would certainly have been impossible:

Dr. Richard Cutler, President, Michigan Association of Scholars, and Vice President (retired), University of Michigan

Mr. Gleaves Whitney, Speech Writer for the Governor, Office of Michigan Governor John M. Engler

Dr. Burton W. Folsom, Senior Fellow in Economic Education, Mackinac Center for Public Policy

Dr. Lawrence W. Reed, President, Mackinac Center for Public Policy