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"Well, such as opening up some sectors of banking, branch banking for instance. It isn't a legislative matter, it's a matter for administrative action." John W. Snow
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"Well, the U.S. is running a current account deficit; we are creating lots of investment opportunities in the United States that exceed our own domestic savings rates, so the issue here is to encourage higher savings rates in the United States." John W. Snow
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"Well, there's no doubt about the fact that, that higher energy prices lead to greater conservation, greater energy efficiency, and they also, of course, play a useful role on the supply side." John W. Snow
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"Capital is a result of labor, and is used by labor to assist it in further production. Labor is the active and initial force, and labor is therefore the employer of capital." Henry George
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"When people begin anticipating inflation, it doesn't do you any good anymore, because any benefit of inflation comes from the fact that you do better than you thought you were going to do." Paul A. Volcker
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"The speed of communication, the speed of information transfer, the cheapness of communication, the ease of moving things around the world are a difference in kind as well as degree." Paul A. Volcker
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"You could not buy a house in those days without just assuming that the house was not only a place to live, but it was a good investment, because it was going to keep up with inflation or get ahead of inflation, and it was just - that was America." Paul A. Volcker
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"As regards this country, in which protection has always to some extent existed, it is the best customer that England ever had, and our demands upon her grow most steadily and regularly under protection." Henry Charles Carey
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"An increase in the relative price of products from the low wage manufacturers in Asia and Latin America will also make those products less attractive to American consumers." Martin Feldstein
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"I was opposed to World War II, and indeed on June 22, 1941 when Hitler invaded the Soviet Union I suddenly found myself the lone supporter of peace since everybody else had, because of their communist beliefs, shifted over to become supporters of the war." Douglass North
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"Tariffs that save jobs in the steel industry mean higher steel prices, which in turn means fewer sales of American steel products around the world and losses of far more jobs than are saved." Thomas Sowell
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"The 10 largest antitrust law firms in the United States have gone into the federal courts charging Monsanto with creating a global conspiracy in violation of the antitrust laws, to control the global market in seeds." Jeremy Rifkin
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"The addiction to sports, therefore, in a peculiar degree marks an arrested development in man's moral nature." Thorstein Veblen
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"It is a miracle of harmony, of the adaptation of the free inner life to the outward necessity of things." John C. Ransom
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"I learned to fly an airplane, and had my own airplane during the 1960s." Douglass North
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Thomas Sowell

"The people made worse off by slavery were those who were enslaved. Their descendants would have been worse off today if born in Africa instead of America. Put differently, the terrible fate of their ancestors benefitted them." Thomas Sowell
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Thomas Sowell

"Like a baseball game, wars are not over till they are over. Wars don't run on a clock like football. No previous generation was so hopelessly unrealistic that this had to be explained to them." Thomas Sowell
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Birth: 1880-01-26 Death: 1964-04-05

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