Sunday, June 9, 2013

How America Lost Its Way...

Niall Ferguson on the same subject I wrote about a few days ago.  Here's just one of several excellent points he makes:
Who benefits from the growth of complex and cumbersome regulation? The answer is: lawyers, not forgetting lobbyists and compliance departments. For complexity is not the friend of the little man. It is the friend of the deep pocket. It is the friend of cronyism.

We used to have the rule of law. Now it is tempting to say we have the rule of lawyers, which is something different. For the lawyers can also make money even in the absence of complex legislation
Read the whole thing...

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