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Czars We Can Believe In

Posted By Conn Carroll On November 14, 2008 @ 10:33 am In Economics | Comments Disabled

czarnick.jpg [1]The communists that dethroned Czar Nicholas II were the first to implement “central planning” but President-elect Barack Obama is doing his best to match both the czar’s and the communist’s commitment to autocratic style. Just this week alone there have been reports of an auto czar [2], an energy czar [3], and a technology czar [4]. God forbid a sector of our economy should be allowed to operate without orders from the Winter Place er Kremlin er White House.

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[1] Image: http://www.foundry.org/wp-content/uploads/2008/11/czarnick.jpg

[2] auto czar: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/article/2008/11/13/AR2008111303804.html

[3] energy czar: http://www.reason.com/news/show/130026.html

[4] technology czar: http://blogs.wsj.com/biztech/2008/11/11/handicapping-obamas-tech-czar-search/

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