The last few posts all strongly suggest the need for regulation. I was roundly criticized by Vic for making the easy generalization that Republicans hate regulation. It hasn’t always been that way. From Teddy Roosevelt and his Sherman Anti Trust Act to Nixon and the Enviornmental Protection Agency many Republicans have imposed some restraints on the gathering in of money by commerce.

One of my favorite Republicans was Teddy Roosevelt who almost single handedly made conservation a popular American cause. What does one of the cheerleaders for Sarah Palin-like government-lite say of Teddy Roosevelt. Here’s Glen Beck on Teddy Roosevelt.

Beck would also like you to buy gold. He must get a commission.

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