The Motley Fool Discussion Boards

Previous Page



Subject:  Re: On Argentina, Krugman, Mosler, and Wenzel Date:  2/20/2013  10:56 PM
Author:  whereaminow Number:  394715 of 404

The Argentine government is not the same thing as the State in a strong liberal democracy with functioning constitutional checks, effective rule of law, more dispersed power, etc.

Ah, but isn't the nature of the State to always expand and centralize its power, thereby reducing those checks?

And wouldn't that lead us to believe that the proper political position should be to oppose not only State power grabs but the State itself - no matter its current administrative form - since it will always tend to towards centralization and control?

David in Liberty

Copyright 1996-2020 trademark and the "Fool" logo is a trademark of The Motley Fool, Inc. Contact Us