[quote]Bill Roberts wrote:
Well, considering that at least half the population has been brainwashed into thinking that the principal economic problem is “GREED” I wouldn’t be surprised if, what with their being pinheads and all, those some voters would cheer politicians calling for price controls.
And since Obama has never heard of a plan that would increase government power that he didn’t like, it would be easy to see him thinking it a good plan as well.[/quote]
Makes perfect sense…employ thousands to enforce the controls, like in WWII. They can then spend with impunity. Imported items would rise in price, of course, and our trading partners would be pissed. They’d then have to emulate us.
Its easy to do with credit and debit cards proliferating.
I suspect also that everyone will be given an annual income, similar to unemployment comp now.