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The Economy Needs No Conductor

baddham Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 12:30 PM
A vote for anyone other than the Republican nominee is a vote for Obama.
Gerald163 Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 3:19 PM
The Teleprompter Speaks Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 2:56 PM
Romney is disqualified because he was the establishment candidate? That's fuzzy thinking.
Cyndi75 Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 2:43 PM
The people pulled the lever, not the GOP establishment. Romney has won most of the popular votes.
Gerald163 Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 2:13 PM
Maybe, but the GOP pulled the lever.

We spend too much time waiting for orders -- and money -- from Washington.

The collapse of the housing bubble gave politicians a license to do what they wanted to do all along: spend. The usual checks on extravagance, weak as they are, were washed away. Budgets? We'll worry about that later. Inflation? We'll worry about that later.

As I point out in my brand new book, "No, We Can't: Why Government Fails -- and Individuals Succeed," a true free market doesn't require much. It's not like an orchestra in need of a conductor. What it needs is property rights, so...