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Greed

davishipps Wrote: Oct 24, 2012 3:25 PM
Are you suggesting AbigailAdams4Sure is a "Paultard," or that Stossel is? Stossel is very supportive of Ron Paul, and from your very intelligent pro-liberty comments above, I'd had thought you would be supportive of Ron Paul as well, at least on these economic issues. AbigailAdams4Sure seems to be decidedly more pro-regulation than Ron Paul or any of his supporters would be.
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...