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The Kindness Of Capitalism: How The Texas Economy Cares For The Community

Here’s a bit of an essay by Melissa Clouthier.

People have had to make Texas what they want it to be. They have wildly succeeded.

The government reflects the landscape: spare and open.

Want a life of government paid-for ease? Don’t move to Texas. Move to California, New York or Michigan–well, until they stop using debt to finance their lavish ways. They’re out of money.

So, on this backdrop, here’s a story about the kindness of capitalism in Texas.

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Capitalism, the Texas kind, is kind.

The free market here in Texas creates jobs. People with jobs have dignity.

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Kindness according to big government types is some distant person making a decision for another person with other people’s money. It’s all very detached. It lacks personal warmth, connection and accountability.

Liberals want social services to not have any behavioral expectations. When a person is receiving help from a local charity or church, the organizations know the people. There’s an element of involvement and expectation. Isn’t that a good thing?

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Capitalism, though, creates this intimacy. Both the consumer and supplier are connected. So too, are the needy and the charitable connected.

via The Kindness Of Capitalism: How The Texas Economy Cares For The Community « Blog Entry « Dr. Melissa Clouthier.

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