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Explaining Conservative Economics in 25 Quotes

Roberty Wrote: Aug 07, 2012 9:58 AM
I have a "half baked" idea. What if liscensing was done by a guild as opposed to government? There could be some form of audit to assure high standards and would probably be cheaper. Just an off the cuff idea.
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...