Jun 25, 2012

Unanticipated Consequences Theatre Presents!

Chuck Asay, 6/23/12:
Yes, Chuck, we do personally remember a radio address from early 1933 -- that was only 79 years ago, and we are all as old as you are.

And, since we do remember that personally, we also remember that it was a rhetorical device, specifally aimed at the many voices then -- not unlike your second panel, if you strain your own memory -- who were fear-mongering about at least as many problems as their spiritual descendents do now.

Furthermore, Chuck, do you recall what got the US out of those problems? It was a massive, coordinated program of government spending across many areas -- one might even go so far as to call it "socialism."

And, so, finally, your point is....?

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