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Thursday, March 18, 2010

How politicians kill cities

David Miller take note: John Stossel at Reason argues that "politicians smother cities" and compares Cleveland, Ohio and Houston, Texas:
Why do some cities thrive while others decay? One reason is that some politicians smother their cities with the unintended consequences of their grand visions, while others have the good sense to limit government power.


Anonymous said...

dont forget about "model city winner" detroit. theres an exampple of govt interference at its finest. to the radio said...

Funny how that is happening in places as small as Winnipeg and Saskatoon.