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orwell Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Sep-26-05 02:48 PM
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5. Thanks...
...for your informative, thoughtful post. It has always struck me as odd that those so disparaging of "welfare queens" are so fond of corporate welfare. I guess the idea is that one benefits "useless consumption" while another benefits "noble production."

In the end, it is simply an outside agent changing the free market economics/incentives of an investment, something the so-called Cons should abhor. Of course, the playing field never has and never will be level. Lobbyists and crony capitalists see to that. But that they continue to spout such "free market" platitudes while encouraging the exact opposite is particularly galling to those of us not born with a silver spoon in our mouths.

I guess its Horatio Alger for you and me, and Trump Towers for the "lucky" few.
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