He Said That? 11/9/18

From Henry Hazlitt (1894–1993) , American journalist who wrote about business and economics,  Economics in One Lesson: The Shortest & Surest Way to Understand Basic Economics (1946):

Everything we get, outside of the free gifts of nature, must in some way be paid for. The world is full of so- called economists who in turn are full of schemes for getting something for nothing. They tell us that the government can spend and spend without taxing at all; that it can continue to pile up debt without ever paying it off, because “we owe it to ourselves.”

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