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Why Is America So Rich?

Monday, February 20, 2017 18:24
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Short answer: Because Americans have found out that economic freedom works, and coercion does not. It’s a lesson we have learned more than once, as Burt Folsom of Hillsdale College explains:

Regrettably it still seems to be necessary to relearn this lesson again and again. But at least Americans do learn, rather than wallowing in sclerotic authoritarianism like most countries.

On a tip from Torcer.


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    America used war as an excuse for makework, dictated it’s own trading terms, and is still deeply indebted. The premier trafficker in moral vices, worldwide.

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