Congress can only “create” regulation

Alex Marshall believes that governments create economic markets. He says so here. What is so very wrong with this belief is that it empowers government far beyond anything it was ever intended to have. The word “market” doesn’t appear anywhere in the Constitution, and “commerce” only appears twice—in Article I, Sections 8 and 9. To say that government creates markets, one would expect at least a shout out to the Constitution, but other than a passing reference to the 14th Amendment (naturalized Read more […]

Is Government a “Cancerous Force”?

A recent article on Bloomberg made it clear that when Democrats speak of “the free market” they really have no clue what they are talking about. Author Alex Marshall shows his ignorance in the first paragraphs of his piece when he tries to define what Republicans believe about government. His false view of what he claims Republicans believe about the role of government skews his entire view of the relationship between capitalism and government. His ignorance is a good opportunity to remind us Read more […]