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  •  The problem isn't capitalism so much as the (0+ / 0-)

    inevitable market distortions that get introduced by government. Is your buggy whip factory being hurt by those new fangled automobiles? Lobby Congress to give you a subsidy. Can't produce sugar as cheaply as Caribean countries? Ask Congress to impose import quotas.

    Interest groups have an infinite capacity to rationalize the tilts they want to put on the playing field and politicians have an insatiable desire for campaign funds from them.

    •  Yet without government intervention (0+ / 0-)

      the most ruthless corner every market and destroy competition...

      The Class, Terror and Climate Wars are indivisible and the short-term outcome will affect the planet for centuries. -WiA "When you triangulate everything, you can't even roll downhill..." - PhilJD

      by Words In Action on Sun Dec 16, 2012 at 09:39:15 AM PST

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