10 Milton Friedman Quotes That Will Make Liberal Heads Explode

9. “Concentrated power is not rendered harmless by the good intentions of those who create it.”

Another brilliant quote from Capitalism and Freedom, it is of particular importance now. Just as Republicans from 2001-2009 attempted to give as much power as possible to George W. Bush, Democrats have made the same overtures during the Obama Presidency. In the interim, whoever has controlled either chamber of Congress is seemingly always trying to eliminate debate and expedite government action. However, we must always ponder not how any government policy might be utilized by current actors, but by future actors.

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