Roundup on BP

The next time someone tells you that the BP oil spill shows the dangers of a free market and/or the necessity of government intervention, send them to:

ALL, C4SS, and Molinari Institute logos

Please let me know in the comments section about other good commentaries I may have missed!

On a related note, this sign from an actual BP station is priceless. (The pic below is just a detail; click to see the whole thing.)

WARNING: DO NOT LEAVE PUMPS UNATTENDED - YOU ARE RESPONSIBLE FOR SPILLS

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13 Responses to Roundup on BP

  1. Gene Callahan June 8, 2010 at 10:29 pm #

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    This is obvious: since all possible evidence points to the need for totally free markets, so does this evidence, whatever it may be.

  2. TokyoTom June 9, 2010 at 8:24 am #

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    Thanks for the round-up.

    You might like to note Shawn Wilbur’s piece here: http://libertarian-labyrinth.blogspot.com/2010/06/responding-to-deepwater-horizon.html

    Kevin Carson also had this May 12 post: http://c4ss.org/content/2446

    You might note that I posted a response at my LvMI blog to Lew Rockwell on May 9, and have a number of follow-up posts here:

    http://mises.org/Community/blogs/tokyotom/archive/2010/05/09/risk-shifting-bp-and-those-nasty-enviros.aspx

    http://mises.org/Community/blogs/tokyotom/search.aspx?q=bp

    Tom

  3. Roderick June 18, 2010 at 2:44 pm #

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    Here’s Darian’s latest.

  4. Roderick June 20, 2010 at 8:29 pm #

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    And another piece from Shawn.

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