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There Is No "Good Regulation"
American Thinker, by Michael Moeller

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Posted By:Ragenrylie, 2/17/2013 11:39:03 AM

For an unapologetic capitalist, it´s particularly frustrating when an allegedly pro-capitalist politician lacks the intellectual ammunition to adequately defend the free market. Concessions to statist opponents provide the illusion that statists have the moral upper hand. This is especially self-defeating when a politician -- a successful capitalist in his private life who should recognize the dangers of statist principles -- is reduced to merely quibbling over good and bad applications of an inherently pernicious principle.

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This type of thought is deemed extreme by even those on the right! this is why I fear our country is lost and lost for good.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: STLstudent, 2/17/2013 1:08:48 PM     (No. 9181673)

Yes, the Republican Party and the media gave us another smoking pile of stuff in Mitt Romney. Before that we had the odious McCain, Bush, and Dole. All of these regurgitate the uninspired "middle" and lead us nowhere.

Don´t you wonder who will be the drab sack of stuff we get in 2016 from the Republican Party?

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Reply 2 - Posted by: oh-heck, 2/17/2013 2:31:01 PM     (No. 9181775)

NY began to permit tapping the Marcellus Shale in 2007 using horizontal drilling and hydraulic fracturing. In 2008 the state regulators decided that the current environmental impact rules needed to be reviewed and rewritten. Land owners may have gotten a lease payment, but gave it back in higher taxes because of the increased value of the land (for resources they aren´t allowed to extract). 4 years have passed, and there is no decision yet whether the NY will allow drilling even if the environmental impact rules are finished.

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There Is No "Good Regulation"
American Thinker, by Michael Moeller    Original Article
Posted By: Ragenrylie- 2/17/2013 11:39:03 AM     Post Reply
For an unapologetic capitalist, it´s particularly frustrating when an allegedly pro-capitalist politician lacks the intellectual ammunition to adequately defend the free market. Concessions to statist opponents provide the illusion that statists have the moral upper hand. This is especially self-defeating when a politician -- a successful capitalist in his private life who should recognize the dangers of statist principles -- is reduced to merely quibbling over good and bad applications of an inherently pernicious principle.



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