Special Treatment and Ethanol

Our founding fathers argued for Unalienable, or God given, universal rights. These are thing that do not have to be taken from another human for you to posses. Life, liberty and property are still officially guaranteed to us in our Constitution, but we live in a day of special rights. Special rights are created by government in response to demand by constituency groups. Special rights create conflict since they involve things which must be taken from one group in order to be given to another. This article discusses the vying interests created by our government’s gift to the ethanol producers, a gift that keeps on taking.
Edward Lotterman: Lessons from ethanol mandate debate | Edward Lotterman | Idaho Statesman:: www.idahostatesman.com/2012/08/17/2234611/lessons-…k=cpy

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