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The Economy Needs No Conductor

hiJackBailey Wrote: Apr 18, 2012 5:30 AM
if you want to ridicule someone for their vote, then maybe you should focus on the morons voting for obama. but asking someone to vote for Mitt when he doesnt represent them as well as another candidate is stupid. or are you one of those that feel if you dont pick the winner your vote was wasted?

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...