Will Laissez Faire inevitably lead to Pinochetism?

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    I hear frequently that any all "socialism" inevitably leads to Leninism

    Perhaps the inverse is also the case :eusa_eh:
     
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    Where exactly is Laissez Faire in existence?
     
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    Nowhere. It has NEVER existed.
     
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    It has as much as true communism has. Pinochet hired a bunch of Chicago School economists to develop his economic system

    Chicago Boys - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
     
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    Who is advocating Laissez Faire because it's never been tried?
     
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    Beat me to it. :lol:
     
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    Many "Republicans" and "Tea-Party" types advocate for Laissez Faire, with their "Who is John Galt" signs and all that lunacy :p
     
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    If you don't count the foolhardy laws that turn drug lords into jillionaires by acting as back-door price supports, laissez-faire is in full force in the recreational drug trade.
     
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    And you are just an idiot.

    Go play elsewhere.
     
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    Many? How many? Which leaders of those movements?
     

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