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Friday, August 11, 2006

When Politicians Outrun Themselves (NYT)

the money culture comes from the government taking a cut of vast money flows in various social programs

the more you regulate, the more money is interested in having a say

no longer a side effect, it's the chief effect of social engineering.

not only does regulation reduce liberty, but the fixes to regulation are now proposed as needing liberty reduction as well.

recognize side effects at the start, and you're a conservative.

don't, and you're a liberal.

It will be fascinating to watch this November as Republicans fight to keep Tom DeLay’s long Texas shadow from being cast nationally as a symbol of the money culture that infects the Capitol.


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