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Originally posted by mybigunit
This is where the greed comes into the free market equation
Also in a free market with NO government that you describe our rivers and waters would be polluted to the max. Our food we eat would be crap. This is how it used to be till Teddy Roosevelt came into office in the early 20th century. He passed the laws that helps to clean our water both drinking and non drinking. He made companies clean up their act in regards with food. The free market did not do this before.
Originally posted by yellowcard
You sound more like Chicago School Libertarian, because they believe in market self-restraint, as the market's purpose it to thrive for the good of society. We also believe that the government can be beneficial, but isn't always. Things such as infrastructure, regulations that are ethical...like the FDA and state (not federal) ran Education can benefit the society...however government intrusion into the marketplace as to limit competition, or control variables that contribute to economic activities is frowned upon.
[edit on 27-10-2008 by yellowcard]
Originally posted by Rockpuck
reply to post by mybigunit
From my readings of your opinions you strike me as a generally conservative Libertarian.
Little interfering by the Government
Larger state rights then Federal
Quite in line with the way I believe, though no two Humans could believe the same thing..
The differences between us and our ideologies is the personal consciousness that cannot be labeled.
I don't think I have ever read a post where you came off as a Socialist or a Communist. Quite the opposite honestly.