Small Government AG Tells Private Businesses what Price they can Charge

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  1. OohPooPahDoo
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    Buddy Caldwell - Republican Attorney General of Louisiana
    his boss - Bobby Jindal - Republican Governor of Louisiana


    Buddy's most recent small government act - to force private businesses to set prices the government determines.


    Price Gouging Law In Effect Following State of Emergency Declara - Acadiana's News Leader
     
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    We have similar laws here in VA that were enacted after Irene struck. These laws are only in effect after ouor Governor declares a state of emergency and help protect the people from the Corporate greed that exists in our Capitalistic society.
     
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    You think it takes a corporation? Mom and pop gas stations (what little are left) don't also need money? They'll gouge just as easily as anyone else.
     
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    Mom and Pops are allowed to be greedy, hence the reasons for these laws. Perhaps I don't understand the point of your post?
     
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    Good law.
     
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    Does he also plan to tell suppliers how they're going to restock the shelves quickly enough so that those who would be willing to pay more can at least get some?
     

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