OT - I don't _hate_ McMansions
von at fugal.net
Fri Jun 27 21:50:24 MDT 2008
<quote name="Stuart Jansen" date="Sun, 22 Jun 2008 at 07:40 -0600">
> So yes, Americans in general are at fault. But so are developers. And
> city councils. When you get down to it, developers are doing nothing
> wrong. They're maximizing profit. Saying they're greedy isn't an insult,
> it's a statement of fact our economic system is built around. The role
> of the market is to moderate that greed. And when the market fails, the
> role of government is step in for the good of society. Obviously some
> people feel the system is currently malfunctioning and aren't happy
> about waiting for a market correction.
The role of government is to protect rights. Pray tell, what rights are
being violated? The right to buy your dream home? /me peruses the
constitution... sorry, no such right.
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