The Week in Review: August 27, 2016

by Mises Institute

In Human Action Ludwig von Mises wrote, “corruption is a regular effect of interventionism.” As Peter Klein highlighted this week, we’ve seen a perfect illustration of that with continuing scandal plaguing Hillary Clinton involving the Clinton Foundation, and the speaking fees she received from Wall Street banks and other powerful companies. The larger government becomes, the more important it is to it have on your side. It’s why EpiPen enjoys the benefit of having so few competitors, and it’s why even fantasy football has had to invest millions in their own army of lobbyists. All the unfortunate consequences of a nation, founded in liberty, devolving into an fascist state.

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