The socialists, quasi-socialists and plain old economic illiterates currently at the head of our country could learn a lot by watching the above video of I Pencil and reading the 1958 essay I, Pencil by Leonard E Reed. Go here to read it. The complexities of markets can never be commanded by governments, merely distorted or destroyed. During the hard times that lie ahead in the next four years, remember the pencil!
Go here to read I, Twinkie on Babalu blog.