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Inflation is taxation without legislation.
What does it mean to say that government might have a responsibility? Government can't have a responsibility any more than the business can. The only entities which can have responsibilities are people.
If even a small fraction of the money we now spend on trying to enforce drug prohibition were devoted to treatment and drug rehabilitation, in an atmosphere of compassion not punishment, the reduction in drug usage and in the harm done to users could be dramatic.
We have a system that increasingly taxes work and subsidizes nonwork.
Hell hath no fury like a bureaucrat scorned.
Governments never learn. Only people learn.
Many people want the government to protect the consumer. A much more urgent problem is to protect the consumer from the government.
So that the record of history is absolutely crystal clear. That there is no alternative way, so far discovered, of improving the lot of the ordinary people that can hold a candle to the productive activities that are unleashed by a free enterprise system.
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