The Free Market Has Spoken, And It Had Nothing To Say About Economic Inequality

One of the tenets of free market ideology is consumer choice. The idea goes like this. Empower citizens to make their own decisions and they will have greater freedom, greater prosperity, and businesses will live or die at the will of the consumer. Therefore, corporations and executives are in effect beholden to the consumer. Sounds good right? Who could be against that?

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Chrysler Shipping Jobs To China? Nope, It’s Just Another Romney Lie

All politicians and all political campaigns stretch the truth at times, but Mitt Romney’s presidential campaign has been callously dishonest. The latest in a string of flat-out lies comes with Romney’s attempt to sour Obama’s rescue of the auto industry. Instead of telling voters how he would improve the auto industry, Romney instead says that Chrysler plans to ship jobs to China. He said this more than once on the campaign trail and now there is a Romney campaign ad running in Ohio with the same false claim:

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