Stupid or lying, which is it?

Discussion in 'Politics' started by Truthmatters, Jan 29, 2009.

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    Well FDR's New Deal certainly prolonged the Great Depression, which Austrian economists have been saying for years.
     
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    you also say too much government caused the current crisis.

    you idealogues love revisionist history.
     
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    Too much government did cause this current crisis.

    It's only revisionist history because you choose to ignore it.
     
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    Nope. I just don't like when people make up history out of whole cloth. The current crisis occurred because of a LACK of regulation. And Hoover's policies, like yours, are what caused the depression.
     
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    Hoover's policies were not all that different from FDR's policies, and I agree they helped cause the Depression. However, my policies would be nothing like Hoover's. It is revisionist history that Hoover sat around twiddling his thumbs while everything burned down around him.
     
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    So the current issues have nothing to do with lack of regulation? But that government was too big.
     
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    The Federal Reserve was the most prominent cause of our crisis.
     
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    yea.. that and nutters who believe that free market economies are stable, beneficial structures that don't meltdown without a scapegoat to blame...
     

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