Support for Capitalism

Thoughts on a free market economy…

“Support for Capitalism”

By Phyllis Hunsinger

February 1, 2016

The United States was founded on the principles of capitalism and free markets.  Capitalism is defined as an economic system in which the means of production, distribution, and exchange are privately owned and operated for private profit.  Free markets mean an economic system in which prices are determined by unrestricted competition between privately owned businesses.

Knowing that these are the bedrock principles on which the United States was founded, consider this: Forbes in the January …

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“Conundrums in Economics”

“Thoughts on a free market economy…”
“Conundrums in Economics”
By Phyllis Hunsinger
January 1, 2016

The word, conundrum, is defined by Webster to mean a riddle turning on a play of words.

There are many conundrums in our lives today. None of these are original to me; these conundrums have been identified and quoted by many other individuals. They do provide food for thought as we begin this New Year of 2016.

• America is capitalist and greedy, yet half of the population is subsidized.
• Half of the population is subsidized, …

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