Why Equate Government with Social Cooperation?
Guest post by Jeffrey Tucker.
I don’t mean to harp, but the more I think about Obama’s now-famous speech (“You didn’t build that”), the more annoyed I become. If you listen to what he said, he can’t conceive of cooperative human relations apart from ridiculous government projects. He imagines that market activity is isolating, autonomous, and selfish, and only sanctified when blessed by the inclusion of gigantic government projects like the Hoover Dam, the Golden Gate Bridge, etc.
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