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Posted by Bill Ward on April 14, 2011, 5:00 pm
On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 09:35:10 -0700, Bob F wrote:

Why aren't the laws being enforced?  Even if your rant above were true,
it would be a failure of the justice system, not the free market.

Not if the legal system does its job.

Posted by Bill Ward on April 14, 2011, 11:31 pm
On Thu, 14 Apr 2011 14:41:01 -0700, Bob F wrote:

Then why are you complaining?  

What "side effects of the profit motive" are you talking about, and why
would you think new laws will work any better than the old ones, since
you seem to think they are being enforced?

I don't think so.  You're the one vaguely complaining about the profit
motive, with no specifics.  I'm just trying to explain to you how it
works.  Have you ever worked for a living?  Have you ever made a


Posted by Desertphile on April 15, 2011, 4:41 pm

Therefore burning coal in power plants is a failure of the free
market and must be regulated to correct the failure.





Yes, and that is why free trade failures must be regulated: when
non-consumers of a product are forced to pay for it (such as in
poor health and medical expenses).

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Posted by Giga2 on April 14, 2011, 8:20 am

Do you ever use experts in your life? Dentists? Doctors? Car mechanic? Did
you buy your car from car manufacturer?

Posted by Peter Franks on April 14, 2011, 2:03 pm
 On 4/14/2011 1:20 AM, Giga2 <Giga2 wrote:

Except we aren't talking about experts, we are talking about 'society
making decisions' on our behalf.

It sure is hard to talk to you types when you keep misconstruing

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