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Explaining Conservative Economics in 25 Quotes

layopinions Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 11:57 AM
I agree. So, logically, the Republican establishment is not fiscally conservative. Is this news to anyone? If the Republican establishment acted in accordance with true fiscal conservatism, the '06 and '08 elections would have been a lot different and the Tea Party would never have materialized. The Democrats' most common straw man arguments are derived by equating crony capitalism with the free market capitalism. Unfortunately, their deception often works even though their goal of redistribution is much more destructive in the long term.
1) "I am for doing good to the poor, but I differ in opinion of the means. I think the best way of doing good to the poor, is not making them easy in poverty, but leading or driving them out of it." -- Benjamin Franklin

2) "The great danger to the consumer is the monopoly — whether private or governmental. His most effective protection is free competition at home and free trade throughout the world. The consumer is protected from being exploited by one seller by the existence of another seller from whom he can buy and who...