[ExI] retrainability of plebeians

Rafal Smigrodzki rafal.smigrodzki at gmail.com
Sat May 2 06:34:05 UTC 2009

On Sat, May 2, 2009 at 2:05 AM, Damien Broderick <thespike at satx.rr.com> wrote:
> 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.
> <http://www.lewrockwell.com/rothbard/rothbard43.html>
### Yeah, if you are a Murray N. Rothbard, or a Rafal M. Smigrodzki,
almost everybody is almost a commie. And BTW, private industry doesn't
have "failures" - only government does.


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