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Leaders is lady who -- this railroad and she did very well as you describe she had a FedEx like vision for expansion and first rate service and everything else and and -- they went after -- everybody went after and I can't help but think about.
You point out of FedEx like vision.
And now the rail shippers asking congress to regulate freight prices his -- is -- as a current.
Contemporary headline but I also think about a Microsoft.
And how Microsoft was brought to -- all around the world not by governments but by competitors.
Well that's right and and I talk in the book because I mean in the article about I'd -- really complaining about.
People businessmen using government to try to get a special advantage and isn't that what's happening right now.
Where everybody bankers.
And real estate agents and mortgage companies and insurance companies they're all coming to watch and see who can get the biggest slice of the pod.
It's also -- com.
Tom almost is -- The customers for these companies are not me and you the consumers their members of congress whoever has.
You know the best in road to a member of congress on a special committee is the one who gets what they want.
So I'm trying to figure out have you -- have you figured out yet how to get your share of the open.
Trillions of dollars -- I -- I know how to do it top.
What you have to do it's really very simple -- -- started dissidents you know tank that's up one.
It's a right honesty Margaret number one start sort of business number to lose a billion dollars in a car that's not that hard to do right.
It says yes part of this issue is a billion dollars in your first at Lybrand up because they got this is right about out of I grabbed the more money you lose ball looks the more money you get from Washington the more money you make if you make a profit they tax that away because they considered it and you'll be gotten -- There is I mean what's going to make this stuff but no -- I know everything's upside dollar makes it even more scary.
-- in your article Stephen you were pointing out that term.
You know this whole process of how government.
Kept creating problems and then since all the -- tip creating more.
More problems and is it appears -- who were were deep in the middle of that process right now I mean I feel like I'm standing in the middle of over hurricane.
And watching the weather forecast about -- in the middle of a hurricane I mean it's just so obvious to me.
You know I feel the same way I have a different vision I feel like I'm -- on the top of it mountain and I'm looking down at a at a wide he wrote and I -- -- -- big trucks.
That are barely down towards each other about the smash and I feel like I wanna shout -- -- stop but you know nobody is listening and and this is the -- the real problem is that we have taken.
The companies that are of the -- -- in not just the companies but the people who create.
-- knowledge and create new industries and new inventions that make -- that are kind of the backbone of our economy the small businessman.
And we've said if you make money that's evil.
But again and the people who lose the most money those are the ones that are gonna get the most government help in this this you know if you reward failure.
And you punish six us.
You're gonna get more failure -- lost six out exactly.
-- exactly -- your reporting this out the more in atlas shrugged a more incompetent you are in business the more handouts politicians bestow on you.
And as she.
We now treat the incompetent -- victims and and we portrayed the recipients.
Of profits as illegitimate.
Now there's a great parent at the end of the book Tom.
That I talk about the -- and I favorite part yes for those who don't know the book John Gault is the kind of heroic businessman who resists all of this government interference.
And -- at the time.
That that would that the economy totally collapses from all of these do good government interference as they finally go to John -- and they say we want you to run the economy because we've run it into the ground and he says to them.
To the Dutch government congressman and bureaucrats -- mean you're gonna let me do whatever I want on the economy and they said yes you're the only one who -- -- and so he turned Saddam and he says.
OK if he'll do whatever I say.
Eliminate the income tax and they start you know pulling their how to say we couldn't do that out because what would we do a dollar -- -- -- -- our government bureaucrats and he says.
Fire your government your.
-- and I love that -- At a -- they can't bring themselves.
To do all of that and we have to cut the other part that is we year.
The government program names.
Great stop my favorite is the anti dog eat dog.
Which basically says one company can't compete with another because that would be one dog eating another -- you get -- did that the government in and had an atlas shrugged was.
The anti doggy dog act aims to restrict cut throat competition.
Well that would that would be like saying you can't at Wal-Mart -- As Wal-Mart has cut -- competition yes.
Well and well federal expressed Stephen -- There's a bunch of groups out there I don't know left that would -- little Albright eliminate Wal-Mart.
It's -- they think that -- Wal-Mart is evil because they charge low prices.
And hire people in low income neighborhoods and do other things that -- who would've thought such a.
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