Thursday, June 02, 2016

LOONY TUNES NO 137

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Ben Kamisar posts (27 May) on The Hill HERE 
Libertarians have faith in the free market and believe that there’s little the government can do to pressure businesses or individuals that would be better than the power of the “Invisible Hand.” 
COMMENT
What “power” does an “Invisible Hand” have? Its a metaphor not a real object! Having “faith” is a fine notion but not a realistic or reliable option. Indeed, when nothing happens consistent with your “faith”, where do you go next?
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Matthew Kippenstein posts (30 May) on CLEAN TECHNICA HERE
Fastest-Growing Job In US Is Wind Turbine Technician, + Fort McMurray Fire & Climate Change Chat”
“That said, climate models agree that climate change is going to make the region warmer and drier, so we can still see the “invisible hand” of global warming behind the fires.”
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Posted (31 May) in The Korea Herald HERE 
“Failing shipbuilders”
“Restructuring should be based on market principles
Yet behind the creditors’ decision was the government’s invisible hand.”
Comment
Now the government has an “invisible hand’ and the market has an “invisible hand”. Is there no end to this uniqitous invisible hand?”
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On one of those websites for conversations between subscribers:

Wouldn't the invisible hand of capitalism make people choose a website without these retarded rules?

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