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The Economy Needs No Conductor

Philpy67 Wrote: Apr 19, 2012 12:10 AM
Romneycare, support for bailouts, support for action v. global warming, no serious plan to downsize gov't or cut taxes, much less eliminate any departments or taxes. Romney=Progressive lite.

We spend too much time waiting for orders -- and money -- from Washington.

The collapse of the housing bubble gave politicians a license to do what they wanted to do all along: spend. The usual checks on extravagance, weak as they are, were washed away. Budgets? We'll worry about that later. Inflation? We'll worry about that later.

As I point out in my brand new book, "No, We Can't: Why Government Fails -- and Individuals Succeed," a true free market doesn't require much. It's not like an orchestra in need of a conductor. What it needs is property rights, so...