"If you're trying to change minds and influence people it's probably not a good idea to say that virtually all elected Democrats are liars, but what the hell."
Tuesday, February 02, 2016
1979, a young Phil Donahue challenged legendary economist Milton
Friedman on the principles of capitalism. And specifically he went
after the concept of greed.
Friedman eloquently articulated what capitalism was really about. And
how it was behind so much good and wealth that was created in history….
it seems to reward not virtue as much as it does the ability to
manipulate the system,” said Donahue.
what does reward virtue?” asked Friedman rhetorically. “Does a
communist commisary reward virtue? You think a Hitler rewards
Thanks Skoonger; I minored in ECON during a time when academia was enthralled with
Keynes. It was only later, by watching Milton Friedman's series
on PBS that I had me noggin banged. There really is no voice
given to what I call an academic common sense economics today.
Too bad. Because today's young Michael Moores, like here,
have nobody to turn to.