Here is a link to a good post on the importance of reversing our current slide to tyranny. This is from the website of Capitalism Magazine.com, a website I highly recommend.
The ultimate goal of course is to bring about Laissez-faire capitalism i.e. a society not regulated by government but rather by the marketplace in which millions of individual choices determine almost everything economic.
The government's only role is to protect individual rights by having a presence so it may be summoned if someone's rights are being violated.