[ExI] retrainability of plebeians

Damien Broderick thespike at satx.rr.com
Sat May 2 06:05:13 UTC 2009

At 01:19 AM 5/2/2009 -0400, Rafal wrote:

> > I cited one economist's estimate that introducing such a scheme
> > in the 1960s or 1970s would have cost the equivalent of a small war. There
> > has been a number of wars since then, large and small, paid for by
> > taxpayers, yet private industry is still around (even if it's currently
> > battered by other failures, usually of its own making).
>### That economist may have been a commie.

Milton Friedman was making the same case at the same time. I've never 
heard him described as a commie. Of course, in 1971 Rothbard wrote: 
"Milton Friedman is the Establishment's Court Libertarian." I guess 
that's like a commie.


Damien Broderick

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