| People who “go off” about capitalism amuse me. Generally, what they are upset about isn’t capitalism, but “crony capitalism”/corporatism. Fascism.

It’s just easier to whine about capitalism, I suppose. Or trendier. As long as you can hang on to your ignorance, anyway.

capitalism noun 1. an economic system in which investment in and ownership of the means of production, distribution, and exchange of wealth is made and maintained chiefly by private individuals or corporations, especially as contrasted to cooperatively or state-owned means of wealth.

I just can’t see what anyone could object to there unless they subscribe to the bizarre notions that private property is evil or “no one can own property”. And if that’s the case… well, it’s hard to debate self-contradictory craziness.

I also don’t see any capitalism happening around me. Read Entire Article

By Kent McManigal