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Feb 16, 2007 9:33 am

The Rent-Seeking Habit

Wal-Mart's CEO and his chief nemesis, the head of the Service Employees International Union, have joined forces. They recently appeared together at a news conference to endorse"universal health care," sugar-words for medicine by coercive bureaucracy. No, this is not another article about why a government-based medical system is a terrible idea. This is an article about a business leader looking to the state for a bailout.
Read the rest of this week's TGIF column,"The Rent-Seeking Habit," at the Foundation for Economic Education website.

Cross-posted at Free Association.

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