How does the affirmative action (in everything in his entire life) moron explain how the USA became the economic giant it did if free markets don’t work?
How does the affirmative action moron explain that China only cranked up their economic engine when they injected a little free market into their system?
How does this half breed explain North vs. South Korea? Seems the central planners are a 100% failure.
How does the dark lord explain E/W Berlin or E/W Germany both perfect examples of the free market over central planners.
More importantly, why does the GOP refuse to use such perfect examples of free market superiority any time these lying SOBs pull this crap?
Great question from a great post in a thread of great posts.
Men naturally rebel against the injustice of which they are victims. Thus, when plunder is organized by law for the profit of those who make the law, all the plundered classes try somehow to enter by peaceful or revolutionary means into the making of laws. According to their degree of enlightenment, these plundered classes may propose one of two entirely different purposes when they attempt to attain political power: Either they may wish to stop lawful plunder, or they may wish to share in it.
Woe to the nation when this latter purpose prevails among the mass victims of lawful plunder when they, in turn, seize the power to make laws! Until that happens, the few practice lawful plunder upon the many, a common practice where the right to participate in the making of law is limited to a few persons. But then, participation in the making of law becomes universal. And then, men seek to balance their conflicting interests by universal plunder. Instead of rooting out the injustices found in society, they make these injustices general. As soon as the plundered classes gain political power, they establish a system of reprisals against other classes. They do not abolish legal plunder. (This objective would demand more enlightenment than they possess.) Instead, they emulate their evil predecessors by participating in this legal plunder, even though it is against their own interests.
It is as if it were necessary, before a reign of justice appears, for everyone to suffer a cruel retribution some for their evilness, and some for their lack of understanding.
It is impossible to introduce into society a greater change and a greater evil than this: the conversion of the law into an instrument of plunder.
Socialism Is Legal Plunder
Italics are Bastiat quotes from "The Law"
BIG GOVERNMENT IS CRONY SOCIALISM