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brewster Wrote: Oct 24, 2012 12:42 PM
I agree - I can't stomach O'Bluster at all. Hannity is almost as bad. Truthfully - the only guys I watch on Fox are Bier, Cavuto, and Dobbs. The rest make me sick. That includes Stossel.
On TV, my Fox colleague Bill O'Reilly says, "The recession was brought on largely by greedy Wall Street corporations."

Give me a break.

Bill's smart. If he believes such things, we who care about freedom have done a poor job communicating economics.

Blaming problems on "greed" is a mindless cliche.

Yes, Wall Street was greedy -- but that's nothing new. Greed is a constant. Did you ever turn down a raise? We need a free market because it restrains greed. Laws against theft and fraud help, but competition does more. With this election approaching, and statist, eager-to-regulate candidates in ascent, we...