There is a very anti-capitalist feeling in America. Just look at both political party leaders. They are sounding more like socialist and fascist. Hillary with her socialized health care and Bush taking away privacy. We need to make sure in the next election we vote in a lover of freedom and a defender of the capitalist sprit that started this country.
When I talk to people about lowering government contorts and taxes on businesses they call me, a “greedy capitalist pig that has no heart.” That is not true at all. I just feel that the government gets in the way of businesses and often makes it an unfair playing field for competition. Here is a good article talking about gas prices and government control.
What should the government do about gasoline prices? Get its hands out of the market–and keep them off. – read more…
People need to understand that in a true Capitalist society they have all the power. If a “big bad company” is charging to much for their product just go to the competition. See how long that “big bad company” last when they have no customers. If you hate Walmart’s business practices, shop at Target. If you hate Exxon for not cleaning up a spill, get your gas some were else. Having the freedom to choose is what give you the power.
“[I]f you wish to fight for freedom, you must begin by fighting for its unrewarded, unrecognized, unacknowledged, yet best representatives—the American businessmen.” [America’s Persecuted Minority: Big Business,” Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal, 62.]
Capitalism is not just about making money, it’s about having choices and living your life to its fullest.