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I’m 6’5” – and a bit of a weight gym rat. “One Size Fits All” – just about never, ever fits me. In fact, “One Size Fits All”…is a monopoly – and thus fits hardly anyone at all. One-size-fits-none monopolies – are always a bad idea. Government monopolies are particularly awful. To wit: Government-medicine Medicare. …

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Many self-described free marketeers vociferously oppose antitrust laws: “Antitrust laws also referred to as competition laws, are statutes developed by the U.S. government to protect consumers from predatory business practices. They ensure that fair competition exists in an open-market economy. “These laws have evolved along with the market, vigilantly guarding against would-be monopolies and disruptions to the…

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Anyone who grew up in the 60’s and 70’s remembers the term “Mutually assured destruction.” It referred to the massive number of nuclear missiles the Soviet Union and the United States had pointed at each other. Now, the Republicans and the Democrats are looking at mutually assured destruction this fall.  This may be the most…