Logic, Applied Commercial

If we’ve really created a secure continental marketplace with NAFTA, and have gained ready access to the global marketplace through GATT, and if capitalism reigns supreme and constitutes the only possible road to social and political justice; and if we’re really concerned about excessive government—Can’t we disband the Federal Trade Secretariat, fire the hordes of nattering government economists, tighten up the rules on non-profit societies to exclude political lobbies, close the industrial development cargo cults that now moulder at every level of government, and let capitalism do its work? Or are we missing something, or not being told what the downscaling & deregulation of government is really about, and for?

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