Comment: One of the more common pet peeves

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One of the more common pet peeves

of the collapsahollics is that once the collapse comes and America goes under that 313,000,000 people will, in spite of their new found abject poverty, find the time to study Mises, Hayek, and Rothbard and realize that Austrian economics holds all the answer. Lest, I be misunderstood, I DO believe that Austrian economics holds all of the answers to our economy. But, if (GOD FORBID) a real crash ever comes people aren't going to have time to study economics, they'll be even more busy than now trying to find a way to feed themselves. Using the government to pillage those who still have something will be a lot easier than reading Rothbard and applying free market economics to their own lives (including the way they vote).

One particular snippet from that article was in my opinion, especially thought-provoking: "In fact, the last time a grand civilization collapsed we had 1000 years of Dark Ages. Brutish and miserable. Why would anyone want that to happen again?"

That is a real good question. Why WOULD anyone want that to happen again?

"The truth is that neither British nor American imperialism was or is idealistic. It has always been driven by economic or strategic interests." - Charlie Reese