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Instapundit » Blog Archive » FRENCH CAB DRIVERS REALLY DON’T LIKE UBER: 

Uber, the service that allows you hail a car ride from your smartphone, has faced bureaucratic obstacles and legal challenges in nearly all of the cities where it has tried to expand, typically from local taxi and limousine commissions that aren’t happy about the competition.

“Commissions” means “government agencies.”  WTF are government agencies doing worrying about private competition in the areas they regulate?  Unless, of course, they are actually creatures entirely captured and corrupted by the industries they purport to control but, in fact, actually protect against effective competition from non-crony agents.

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I am a small-l libertarian. My primary concern is to increase individual liberty as much as possible in the face of statist efforts to restrict it from both the right and the left. If I had to sum up my beliefs as concisely as possible, I would say, "Stay out of my wallet and my bedroom," "your liberty stops at my nose," and "don't tread on me." I will believe that things are taking a turn for the better in America when married gays are able to, and do, maintain large arsenals of automatic weapons, and tax collectors are, and do, not.

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