Crony Capitalism? Thanks, Big Government

“What leads anyone to believe that unconstrained power can be channeled in ways that don’t favor the politically connected?”- Bill Freeza

Another good one from Bill Freeza on crony capitalism.

(From Forbes.com)

“Would a farmer who put out a trough of slop be surprised if it attracted a bunch of pigs? Yet activists who promote ­enlarging the size and scope of government always seem to be shocked when one program after another is hijacked by corporations that find it easier to seek favors in Washington than ­customers in the marketplace. And, ­despite knowing that such corruption is inevitable, mainstream media consistently dismiss those who advocate ­curtailing government powers as ­cor­po­rate stooges.”

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