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Finster
08-29-06, 07:11 PM
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bart
08-29-06, 11:01 PM
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Why is it the free trade lobby wraps itself in righteous indignation when someone proposes to tax something you buy something from someone half way around the world, but when you buy the same thing from the guy across the street, it couldn’t care less?
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*gasp!* - how dare you rip the covers off a sacred cow like that.

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aweber
10-04-06, 10:58 PM
*gasp!* - how dare you rip the covers off a sacred cow like that.

The curtain (http://www.nowandfutures.com/grins/oz_curtain.wav)
Now seriously, was there once a place where existed free trade? This two words maybe need an entry in your glossary.

bart
10-05-06, 12:15 AM
Now seriously, was there once a place where existed free trade? This two words maybe need an entry in your glossary.


Probably, in very small or "primitive" cultures, but mostly it was a tongue in cheek comment to Finster's very good article in the area.

Would that I was good enough or daring enough to try and cleanly define free trade in a practical sense, and without getting into politics. Any suggestions?