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Sales Down? Customers Leaving? Losses Looming? Monopoly Crumbling? Gov't Solution: Raise Prices!
Red County ^ | July 7, 2010 | Matthew Burke

Posted on 07/07/2010 9:44:49 PM PDT by TheFreedomPoster

Let's imagine you and I have an extremely poorly managed lemonade stand. Sales over the years have been protected from competition by a government-mandated monopoly in the lemonade market...

(Excerpt) Read more at redcounty.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Politics
KEYWORDS: bureaucracy; freemarkets; postalservice

1 posted on 07/07/2010 9:44:53 PM PDT by TheFreedomPoster
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To: TheFreedomPoster

Welcome to the RAT sewer.


2 posted on 07/07/2010 9:47:17 PM PDT by ExTexasRedhead (Take back our country on November 2, 2010.)
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To: TheFreedomPoster

Without even reading this, I’m guessing... USPS


3 posted on 07/07/2010 9:48:08 PM PDT by Entrepreneur (The environmental movement is filled with watermelons - green on the outside, red on the inside)
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To: TheFreedomPoster

Thats because we have a government for sale, not on sale.


4 posted on 07/07/2010 9:48:16 PM PDT by Natural Law (Catholiphobia is a mental illness.)
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To: TheFreedomPoster
wait a sec.... I don't remember creating an imperial federal government that has control of the states, I thought the United States was the point.
5 posted on 07/07/2010 9:48:26 PM PDT by GeronL (Just say NO to conservativecave.com, it rots your teeth!)
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To: Entrepreneur

It could be any govt agency, muncipality, state - you name it. Anything run by govt including these phony non-govt agencies like Fannie, Freddie, Sallie,. Filled with clueless govt union workers.


6 posted on 07/07/2010 9:51:12 PM PDT by Frantzie (Democrats = Party of I*lam)
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To: TheFreedomPoster

Ok just out of morbid curiosity, is there *any* gov “business” agency that is *not* in the red? Social Security I know is on its way out. Amtrak? Medicare/Medicaid? Are they ALL in the red??


7 posted on 07/07/2010 10:28:16 PM PDT by Soothesayer9
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To: Entrepreneur
Without even reading this, I’m guessing... USPS

One too many S's.

If it's truly made of molecules, go with FedEx or UPS. But most of the time, it's essence is bits, not atoms or molecules, so you have no need of USPS, UPS, nor FedEx.

8 posted on 07/07/2010 10:34:12 PM PDT by cynwoody
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To: TheFreedomPoster

Monopoly: Something only the government get away with and make you pay for it and tell you your getting a great deal.


9 posted on 07/08/2010 2:44:11 AM PDT by Vaduz
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