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Government Solutions Never Work

MoreFreedom Wrote: Jun 25, 2012 1:47 PM
I agree that Carter was incorrect in that statement. After all, occasionally our political leaders do agree to increase our liberty. E.G., it passed the Stock Law making it illegal for our representatives to trade stock on inside information (thanks to 60 minutes publicity). Politicians will likely find a way around this. But Carter is right that the vast majority of time "Whenever the government decides to get involved, we lose freedom." E.G., you are no longer free to purchase a huge big gulp in NYC because it's now illegal. A clear case of reduced economic freedom.

Dodd-Frank was a waste of time. Now there is a lawsuit pending that might even make it unconstitutional. I hope it is ruled unconstitutional, because while the sentiment for Dodd-Frank may have been correct, the way it was written and the way it ultimately will be implemented would have curtailed freedom.

Ironically, this week we ought to hear from the US Supreme Court on the constitutionality of Obamacare. I hope they find that act unconstitutional too.

Wouldn’t it be ironic if the two signature elements of the Obama administration were both ruled unconstitutional? Further irony is that Obama...

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