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Capitalism Can Fix This Mess

Steve Tanton Wrote: Aug 05, 2012 9:16 PM
First off, using pejoratives in a discussion is not a friendly way to get started…makes me think you are extremely biased and ignorant. You might consider this: Congress has been a majority Democrat roughly 75% of the time since 1933 and regulation has approached strangulation. Certain things should be regulated and certain things should not. To assume that the rich and powerful are “right-wingers” who have led us down the wrong path would be tantamount to believing that the “bench” won the game. I wonder what is meant by “rational self-interest” and I wonder who these elite geniuses are who will lead us to better times. Seems the liberals have generally screwed things up to put it mildly.

America is in fiscal trouble, and seems determined to making matters worse for itself.

That’s why it’s long past time for an honest discussion about the “C-word.”

Capitalism – an economic system that is based on the private ownership of property, as opposed to government ownership of property, and the creation of goods and services that are sold for a profit - can restore our country to fiscal sanity, and save the rest of the world. It has lifted roughly half of the world’s estimated 6 billion people out of poverty (much of this has happened over the course of my...

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