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Saving America From The “Make Somebody Else Pay” Mindset

sashamanda Wrote: Jan 20, 2013 11:27 AM
And where is the Republican/Conservative outrage over corporations setting the rules via Congress and then milking same for private advantage? Tax laws and subsidies keep huge executive salaries and bonuses in place and have allowed LBOs to pillage companies at the expense of the workers. Isn't crony capitalism "make someone else pay" too?
“I don’t know what ‘moral grounds’ you think you’re standing on, but as far as I am concerned, what you’re saying is very immoral…”

I was an interview guest last month, and the radio talk show host was asking me about the looming fiscal cliff. In the midst of discussing how our government must cut spending, the host had noted the title of my latest book – “The Virtues Of Capitalism, A Moral Case For Free Markets” – and after a few minutes of discussion, asked “do you mind if we take a phone call, Austin?”

Sometimes that...

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