America tried De-REgulation.
What we got was less service, lower wages, higher prices and a nation dependent on foreign investment
Monopolism simply is not an answer
Catch up with the rest of civilization??? How? By forcing people to agree with 'Science'?
Or more precisely, your group of uneducated worshippers have declared science is incorrect, yet refuse to publish your critiques in peer reviewed formal academic journals, where science is debated among those capable of understanding the arguments
Thus, having refused to place your objections on the record, and allow them to be subject to peer review by the competent, you have surrendered the field to those who know and thus, it is time to end the charade
You have nothing, and no place left to sell your propaganda.
... Next thing you know they'll recognize that many people outside the repressed grumpy old white guy demographic hold conservative fiscal views and stop pushing them away.
No, they won't, because majorities of all the rest of the culture (71% in the recent round of polling by NBC/Gallup) support LIBERAL positions on taxation of the rich and proper distribution of the gains of labor
How come everyone's going so slow if it's called rush hour?