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Tyrants and Human Nature

prk Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 12:15 AM
If the government forces a business to hire people and pay them 15 or 20 dollars an hour the businesses would simply go out of business and not only would the people the government forced the business be out of a job but so would all the other people working there as well as the owner.
1Falcon1 Wrote: Jul 27, 2012 11:56 PM
no it is what socialists truly believe, check NAZI germany. the NAZI's and the Facsist are extreme left wing
ranma2 Wrote: Jul 19, 2012 1:59 AM

The agendas of liberals, progressives and assorted tyrants desperately depend on the aspects of human nature they often condemn, such as acquisitiveness, profit motive, self-interestedness and greed. This crossed my mind while reading "How Departures From Economic Freedom Can Affect Freedom In General," by Dr. John Taylor, a Hoover Institution scholar. Taylor tells how former Wells Fargo CEO Dick Kovacevich was forced to take Troubled Asset Relief Program funds even though Wells Fargo did not need or want the funds. Kovacevich was threatened that if he did not accept TARP money, regulators would declare his bank capital-deficient even though Wells...