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What Have Free Markets Done For Us?

August 17, 2014
By James Bliss , Post-Journal

We are taught from an early age that free markets are almighty, almost holy. They are the answer to all of life's problems. We are told they are virtuous in all respects. As Enron's website once declared: "We believe in the inherent wisdom of open markets." Enron CEO Ken Lay actually said "I believe in God and I believe in free markets." Check out any number of Congressional campaign websites, including our own Rep. Tom Reed's, and you'll see the heaps of praise being bestowed upon the almighty free market.

 
 
 

 

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