This is so happening today.
“One of the methods used by statists to destroy capitalism consists in establishing controls that tie a given industry hand and foot, making it unable to solve its problems, then declaring that freedom has failed and stronger controls are necessary.”
— Ayn Rand, in the Voice of Reason, published 1989
Ayn Rand on Today’s Crisis
Link updated Wed, 3 Aug 2011, 12:20 pm EDT
Then Came Nixon
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