We are about to start yet another war of aggression. This time it is the Iranians who we will bomb and later repay for the damage. The official justifications for this war are the popular “spreading democracy” and “fighting terrorism” claims. However, I think the real reason why our citizenship is allowing this to proceed is that many believe it will bring us out of this depression.
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Short answer: no, and it hasn’t been for a long time. The government has a huge impact on the success of many companies, and its heavy involvement eliminates the possibility of a free market or capitalism.