Big Government Still Viewed as Greatest Threat

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    Well, thanks to Bush and Obama, we are progressing to the economic system where Big Government and Big Business are the same, which is what Mussolini called Fascism.

    In reality, most Big Businesses wouldn't be 'Big' if government regulations didn't squash out its competitors. But I am glad to see most Americans are more weary of a government that can kill, scare, impoverish, humiliate, torture you than a business that can....... do nothing but try to get you to buy their product?

    Government:

    The Illustrated Road to Serfdom

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    Well at least the non Democrats among us still have a small modicum of working brain cells.
     
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    Not according to Colin powell.
     
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    And why should I believe Colin Powell. Good generals don't necessarrily make good or even particularly astute political leaders.
     
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    Funny.. never saw Stormin' Norman being a political leader.. and he was the good General from the actions of Desert Storm and Shield
     
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    BIG BUSINESS requires BIG GOVERNMENTS to become BIG.

    Both parties are parties which BIG BUSINESS dominates in order to dominate BIG GOVERNMENT.

    Pretending that only Obama is part of that unholy alliance is, of course, nothing but partisan nonsense.
     
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    Funny.. we did have big businesses when we had smaller government...

    You assumption is false, edit
     
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    editec Mr. Forgot-it-All

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    No actually government and big business have been in bed since Washington was POTUS.

    Your historical perspective is limited, DD.
     
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    We didn't have a small government since the 19th century; before it started subsidizing, and thereby monopolizing Big Railroad. Big business can not exist without Big Government there lending a helping hand to eliminate any competition that may arise.
     

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