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To: blam
It takes a government to create poverty

"...What is the cause of mass poverty? To answer the question, "What about the poor under capitalism?" one must first answer, "Why are there poor people in the first place?" The source of all poverty is the lack of wealth, which must be produced. The source of production (and thus wealth) is man's mind, which politically has only one requirement: freedom. Politically, this is the single cause of mass poverty: the lack of freedom. Observe the poorest countries are those where capitalism is lacking..." (cite: http://www.capitalism.org/faq/poverty.htm)

4 posted on 02/28/2007 10:54:54 AM PST by captain_dave
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To: captain_dave

Rhodesia was a prosperous country before being turned over to self rule


5 posted on 02/28/2007 10:56:36 AM PST by Wil H
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