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Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card

Letters: Libertarian ascendance; Stormwater fees; Lost credit card

Libertarian ascendance Roger Schaffer believes he has discovered a new danger to the Republic, "Radical libertarians" (The Capital, March 31). Our social equilibrium seems to be threatened by such supposed evil influences as the tea party, Ayn Rand and the Koch brothers. These radical people hold such heretical ideas as the government is too big, taxes are too high and regulation does not work. They think that free-market capitalism actually improves competition, effectively allocates capital and improves people's lives. Schaffer doesn't realize that the recent financial crisis and the Great Recession were the result of overregulation, not deregulation, of the...

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