Notes From Babel

Why Obama’s Economic Policies Failed Even Before They Saw the Light of Day

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Mark Steyn gets this one right on the money:

But forget the money, the deficit, the debt, the big numbers with the 12 zeroes on the end of them. So-called fiscal conservatives often miss the point. The problem isn’t the cost. These programs would still be wrong even if Bill Gates wrote a check to cover them each month. They’re wrong because they deform the relationship between the citizen and the state. Even if there were no financial consequences, the moral and even spiritual consequences would still be fatal. That’s the stage where Europe is.

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Written by Tim Kowal

May 23, 2009 at 1:09 am

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