Since business is better at business than the federal government, the latter should be junked?

This seems to be the core argument of the Republicans. It runs approximately like this: 1) The government is about management of money 2) Business is about management of money 3) Business in a free market is the best manager of money 4) Therefore business in a free market beats the government in management of money 5) Therefore let's eliminate the government and let business take over Do you agree with this line of reasoning? Geoffrey, so, corporations are people, but government is just a business?

Asked By: Scythian1950 - 8/19/2012
Best Answer - Chosen by Asker
Business should be good at business. Government should be good at government. The two things are different... More
Answered By: tribeca_belle - 8/19/2012
Additional Answers (5)
No business is about keeping cost down no matter who it hurts. It would not be a problem for business to throw senors out on the street to starve. This is not in the interest of the country as a whole.
Answered By: jeff - 8/19/2012
No,because I have seen no evidence that business is the best manager of money. Just saying it does not make it true. There should be at least an oversight role for government in the management especially of the banking and financial systems,but also of other businesses and their money management. People,including the... More
Answered By: "Get a life." - 8/19/2012
Government is not about the management of money. It's about maintaining the general welfare. Money management is a means to that end, not the end in itself.
Answered By: Mike - 8/19/2012
Government IS business.
Answered By: Geoffrey - 8/19/2012
No. But it's also hard to take a number of republicans seriously, because they don't believe in the free market. Otherwise they wouldn't flip-out and protest when movies like Brokeback Mountain and Harry Potter are released.
Answered By: Baritt Obamney 2012 - 8/19/2012
Sponsored results
Over 483 Local Jobs Now Hiring In Your Area. $18-$87/Hr - Apply Today!
New job opportunities added daily. Search Virginia jobs now!
Click. Search. Apply. Free!
Get Your Degree Online Sooner than You Think. Financial Aid Options

Other Career Questions

What is your current job? Why did you choose this job? What do you enjoy about your job? What do you dislike about your job? What would be your perfect job? Would you rather have this j...
3 answers - Asked By: drop pants not bombs!.♥ - 3/2/2010
Where are the jobs? Is productivity and globalization creating a permanent “recession” of jobs? My main issue is I am doing a paper for school and have no idea where to begin. I was hoping suggestions...
4 answers - Asked By: bayebd24【ツ】 - 11/21/2007
Hi ok im 19 and about to start college to do an acess course into a university. Ive been browsing through all the courses and im tottaly stuck! I thought politics but im scared ill end up with some r...
1 answers - Asked By: roseparkerly - 1/26/2009

Content is not owned or controlled by Monster. Any content concerns should be addressed with Yahoo!
Yahoo! Does not evaluate or guarantee the accuracy of any Yahoo! Answers content. Yahoo! Disclaimer.

Popular Articles

Best-Paying Work-from-Home Jobs Article Rating
It’s easier than ever to work from home. Of course, not every job is a mobile job, and some companies aren’t interested in having their employees work from home.
2013 Marketing Jobs Outlook Article Rating
The US may be facing another year of anemic hiring overall, but that won't be the case in the high-orbit world of multichannel, digital media marketing.
For Employers: Post Jobs | Search Resumes | Advertise
About Monster | Work for Monster | Advertise with Us | AdChoices | Partner with Us | Investor Relations | Social Media
Terms of Use | Privacy Center | Accessibility Center | Help | Security | Contact Us | Sitemap | Mobile
©2014 Monster - All Rights Reserved U.S. Patents No. 5,832,497; 7,599,930 B1; 7,827,125 and 7,836,060 MWW - Looking for Monster Cable? - V: 2014.1.40.24-301