The central point of The Road to Serfdom is that it is impossible to have both central planning and individual freedoms. We can see this playing out today; for instance, a small business owned by a Roman Catholic family in Denver refused to buy the federally mandated health insurance covering birth control, the morning after pill and sterilization. The Obama Justice Department told the family that they could either provide the insurance as ordered by the government, or shut down the business. The case is still in the courts. Then there is the ongoing saga of Chick-fil-A.
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The August 11th, 2011 edition of William Murray’s newsletter, the Chairman’s Action Report contains insights into White House actions before and after the downgrade of U.S. credit. Also featured: Obama’s birthday bash that cost more per plate than the average American makes in a year. Why the atheists are suing the Ground Zero museum. More on the Ground Zero mosque, now called “PrayerSpace: and yet another attempt at jihad at Ft. hood. Murray’s newest op-ed, China: The Deadly Utopia is also included.