because someone could define a free market as being free to steal, defraud and kill as means to compete, a.k.a. anarchy.
I'm discussing the idea of a free market in the context of a Constitutional Republic, which is based on the rule of law. And in a rules based society, a truly free market cannot exist. So the economic model that provides the greatest amount of freedom in a rules based society is a competitive, capitalist market economy. Recognizing the difference between a free market and competitive capitalism is important because monopolies and cartels use the term "free market" to equate their command/control economic model with capitalism. And command/control economies are the opposite of capitalism, not to mention the imaginary free market.
http://www.dailypaul.com/277342 (Rand Paul: One person can make a difference)
http://www.StandUpForYourRights.me/?p=1264 (Fast and Furious hearing)
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