0:41 / 3:29Government Price Controls Never Work - Why Are They Ever Used?
Government spends trillions that it doesn't have. How? Well, The Fed creates trillions of new dollars out-of-thin air! These trillions drive up prices, creating skyrocketing inflation. Oftentimes, government piles on to the troubles by imposing price controls. Price controls have been tried for thousands of years; always with the same disastrous results -- widespread shortages! Are Americans ready to accept that government interventions and The Federal Reserve only multiply problems?
Daniel served as the foreign affairs, civil liberties, and defense policy advisor to U.S. Congressman Ron Paul, MD (R-Texas) from 2001 until Dr. Paul’s retirement at the end of 2012. From 1993-1999 he worked as a journalist based in Budapest, Hungary, and traveled through the former communist bloc as a human rights monitor and election observer.
This video appears originally at the Ron Paul Liberty Report and can be viewed here at the original link.