Friday, October 14, 2005

John Stossel: Let the free market be free

The Internet has revolutionized the marketplace by, among other things, eliminating middlemen.

Internet car-buying services let you shop for prices and options without leaving home. "For sale by owner" websites show you houses for sale.

Uh oh. Can't have that, can we?

In a truly free market, businesses can't kill competition, because they can't use force. Unfortunately, in our "mixed economy," they can get their friends in politics to use force to stifle competition...

Let the free market be free


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