There is no free in liberty.


Saturday, March 17, 2012

Weaving a Regulatory Web of Waste and Liberty Lost...


First they came for and got our high-dive diving boards. Now they want the pool. Why? John Stossel and Bill Whittle offer an answer and it's unpleasant.

John Stossel: (h/t Anonymous)

Big-government advocates will say that as society grows more complex, laws must multiply to keep up. The opposite is true.


F.A. Hayek wisely said, "The curious task of economics is to demonstrate to men how little they really know about what they imagine they can design." Another Nobel laureate, James M. Buchanan, put it this way: "Economics is the art of putting parameters on our utopias."

Barack Obama and his ilk in both parties don't want parameters on their utopias. They think the world is subject to their manipulation. That idea was debunked years ago.

They do not learn, they teach.

Bill Whittle, however, looks around and says, 'hey we aren't a free people. We are a people bound by endless regulation'.

And asks for a "sweet" spot:


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