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An Overdue Book

Joe165 Wrote: Nov 28, 2012 11:33 AM
I think the problem is that the tax issue is just the surface of the problem. The deeper problem is that people voted for a government that will take care of them in most major respects (health, education, etc.) and implicitly agreed that they are willing to give up their liberty and property rights in exchange for that. Of course it would be one thing if such a bargain actually worked, but it seems that history shows that it doesn't work, and the poor suffer most of all under such a "bargain".
If everyone in America had read Stephen Moore's new book, "Who's The Fairest of Them All?", Barack Obama would have lost the election in a landslide.

The point here is not to say, "Where was Stephen Moore when we needed him?" A more apt question might be, "Where was the whole economics profession when we needed them?" Where were the media? For that matter, where were the Republicans?

Since "Who's The Fairest of Them All?" was published in October, there was little chance that it would affect this year's election. But this little gem of a book exposes,...