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Explaining Conservative Economics in 25 Quotes

MatthewlovesAyn Wrote: Aug 08, 2012 5:58 AM
Looks more like the libertarian quote site than anything resembling modern conservatism.
Lance73 Wrote: Aug 10, 2012 8:14 AM
True dat. Just shows how far to the center the modern conservatives have floated.
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...