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Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:03 PM

Just came up with this quote:

"The "free market" is fine for making money but when mixed with government we get lousy governance."


How's that?

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SHRED Feb 2013 OP
Jackpine Radical Feb 2013 #1
ewagner Feb 2013 #2
Jackpine Radical Feb 2013 #5
SHRED Feb 2013 #3
patrice Feb 2013 #4

Response to SHRED (Original post)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:06 PM

1. To rip off Robert Heinlein, TANSTAAFM

There ain't no such thing as a free market.

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Response to Jackpine Radical (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:08 PM

2. The Free Market...

is a myth...it never was and never will be...

it's an intellectual construct to justify unfettered capitalism...

that is all.

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Response to ewagner (Reply #2)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:26 PM

5. However, Jesus has revealed Adam Smith's Invisible Hand to us…

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Response to Jackpine Radical (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:08 PM

3. I'd use the word "capitalism" but...


...I am trying to reach the lowest common denominator. That word might be too far over their heads.



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Response to Jackpine Radical (Reply #1)

Mon Feb 18, 2013, 12:10 PM

4. K&R

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