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Myths We Live By

olehand Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 11:27 AM
Basically I like Stossel, however it's in articles like this he shows that he received his training at American Bullshooting Conspiracy (abc). This is about as convincing as putting a chemical made scent on a plastic flower and trying to pass it off as real. Kind of reads like a page from the Democratic play book.
Corbett_ Wrote: Aug 01, 2012 11:36 AM
Yeah, that idea that people should be free to use the fruits of their labors anyway they want without interference from the government is SO left wing...

The Olympics have gone smoothly despite -- gasp! -- America's team wearing clothing made in China at the opening ceremony.

"I'm so upset," said Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid. "Take all the uniforms, put them in a big pile, and burn them. ... We have people in the textile industry who are desperate for jobs."

Here, Reid demonstrates economic cluelessness. It seems logical that Americans lose if American clothing is made overseas. But that's nonsense. First, it's no surprise the uniforms were made in China. Most clothing is. That's fine. It saves money. We invest the savings in other things,...