Richard Cobden was a 19th century British textile manufacturer and British politician famous for his opposition to the British Corn Laws. A notable thinker, as well, Cobden promoted the importance of ideas, peace, and free trade as superior to the…
In the midst of the bubble popping, Thornton offered a substantial “told you so.”
“If you care about freedom, please stop spreading these lies and misconceptions. In Sweden we still have the same old enemy and that is Socialism.”
Is Sweden an example of how socialism can work? Not really.
The government hates competition. And it’s no wonder. If they could not use guns to maintain their power instead of relying on their ability to satisfy consumer demand, entrepreneurs like Spooner would put them out of business in any industry.