-By Warner Todd Huston
By offering multi-billion dollar bailouts for various private businesses (like Wall Street or General Motors) President Barack Obama claims that he is the capitalist's best friend. He pretends he loves capitalism and points to this welfare to the business sector as proof that he cares, proof that he feels capitalism is “too big to fail.” But this dog and pony show is nothing but a scam on the voters, one meant to fool them about his real desires: to take control fascist-like of the very business sector he claims to want to save.
Some call it "crony capitalism" and as Obama indulges such it is little more than a fascist's dream -- fascism in the economic sense, that is. You see fascism's main economic model is for government to control the private sector through owning businesses outright, or owning large parts of them, or controlling the means of production and the allocation of resources. In essence the business sector, while nominally in private hands, is in service to the state. So, the government picks the winners and losers in the business game and only those businesses that serve the state become winners…
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