Since both parties hold altruism as their basic moral principle, both advocate a welfare state or mixed economy as their ultimate goal. Every government control imposed on the economy (regardless in whose favor) necessitates the imposition of further controls, to alleviate - momentarily - the disasters caused by the first control. Since the Democrats are more consistently committed to the growth of government power, the Republicans are reduced to helpless "me-too'ing," inept plagiarism of any program initiated by the Democrats, and to the disgraceful confession implied in their claim that they seek to achieve "the same ends" as the Democrats, but by different means.Since I certainly can't say it any better, I'll just leave it at that. For more information on capitalism, how it can save our country, solve the health care crisis, solve the financial crisis (and any other government-created crisis), and make all of our lives better, I highly recommend Capitalism: The Unknown Ideal.
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