23 Things They Don’t Tell You About Capitalism

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    How would the government stay in business if it weren't meddling in the affairs of the corporate world?
     
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    Who is 'they'?

    I mean, like, someone must know who 'they' is.
     
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    How would corporations stay in business if they weren't meddling in the affairs of the government world?
     
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    A corporation doesn't need the govt to produce a good or service. Govt needs the corporation for taxes to fund dept, agencies, entitlements, ss, welfare, military.
     
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    Ask Benito Mussolini.

    I think he is one of Obamas economy czars.
     
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    Bailouts, tax loopholes, overregulation, underregulation, subsidies, lobbyists, etc, etc....:lalala:

    Only if 'crony capitalism' was so simple, that would hold true.
     
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    A corporation, scorp, llc, inc needs none of that to survive. But, government has to have taxes to survive.
     
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    what they tell you is garbage...

    what the hell "myth" are you talking about....? anyone with a gnat's capacity of historical knowledge knows that government has always been involved with business since the colonial days....and many times government has favored social reform over business interests....there has always been a push-pull of government regulation vs business interests...as business people know full well....there have always been rules...and more rules....(BO is piling on the stifling regulations at warp speed these days...).....but a business person in the real world who supports a free market does not claim that a free market must be free of all rules.....

    Things are not always black and white....one can say a free market is relative....yet it must be based upon a democratic system as opposed to a socialist one....and you must agree that when there is relatively less government control....there is more individual freedom...
     
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    If I decide to produce grain and trade it with my neighbor for an amount of corn we feel is equivalent, what does the government have to say about it.
     

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