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Rizzo on the Supreme Court Ruling

JANUARY 24, 2010 by SHELDON RICHMAN

I highly recommend this post by Mario Rizzo on the Supreme Court free-speech decision. Nobody has put it better. A tidbit:

The terrible truth of the matter is that a large complex government is incompatible with political and personal freedom. It is not just the economic freedom in various sectors that is threatened by a large welfare and regulatory state. (Most classical liberal-oriented economists well understand the effect on economic liberty.) However, those other freedoms that modern-day social democrats (aka “liberals”) value are also threatened.

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Sheldon Richman is the former editor of The Freeman and TheFreemanOnline.org, and a contributor to The Concise Encyclopedia of Economics. He is the author of Separating School and State: How to Liberate America's Families.

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