Milton Friedman on the “Spreading the Wealth” Mentality

November 9, 2010

Over the next two years, we will have to continue to educate more Americans on why freedom, capitalism and limited government work and government expanding into every sphere of our lives and spending more and more of our money will result in loss of freedom and wealth.

For some of these lessons we can reach back decades. Here is Milton Friedman, one of the greatest economists of all times, explaining how the wealth accumulated by successful people benefits everyone through investments that create jobs and produce more consumer goods:

You can find more short videos of Milton Friedman answering questions like this on Common Sense Capitalism’s Youtube channel and blog.

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