ChroniclesnA MAGAZINE OF AMERICAN CUITUtEnVol. 11, No. 1, January 1987nIDOLS OF THE MARKETPLACEnA Publication ofnThe Rockford Institute:nAllan C. Carlson, PresidentnEditornThomas FlemingnAssociate EditornBryce ChristensennCopy EditornCynthia CalvertnPoetry EditornAndrei NavrozovnContributing EditorsnRonald BermannHarold O.J. BrownnOdie FaulknDavid KaufmannE. Christian KopffnJohn Shelton ReednJoseph SchwartznEditorial SecretarynLeAnn ManningnPublishernRichard A. VaughannArt DirectornAnna Mycek-WodeckinComposition ManagernAnita FedoranCirculation DirectornTheresa LillihridgenOn the CovernIllustration on the cover andnthroughout the text bynZbigniew & Emilia Fitz.nCHRONICLES (ISSN 0887-5731) isnpublished monthly for $21 per year bynThe Rockford Institute, 934 North MainnStreet, Rockford, IL 61103-7061.nSecond-class postage paid at Rockford, ILnand additional mailing offices.nPOSTMASTER: Send address changes tonCHRONICLES, P.O. Box 800, MountnMorris, IL 61054.nEditorial and Advertising Offices: 934nNorth Main Street, Rockford, IL 61103.nEditorial Phone: (815) 964-5054nAdvertising Phone: (815) 964-5811nSubscription Department: P.O. Box 800,nMount Morris, IL 61054.nU.S.A. Newsstand Distribution bynEastern News Distributors, Inc., 1130nCleveland Road, Sandusky, OH 44870.nCopyright © 1987 by The RockfordnInstitute. All rights reserved.n4/ CHRONICLESnCULTURAL REVOLUTIONSnCONTENTSnParadoxes: teenagers are having babies, professional womennaren’t; the French, of all people, are learning to appreciatenAmerica—and babies; and Chronicles is receiving recognitionnfor what troubles our readers the most—the artwork.nPERSPECTIVEnVIEWSnThe Business of BusinessnIf free enterprise is as wonderful as it sounds,nAmerica ought to try it, for a change.nby Thomas FlemingnEconomic Ideology and the Conservative Dilemma 11nAmerican conservatives will go the way of the dodo and thenpassenger pigeon if they continue to let their heads serve asnecho chambers for libertarian slogans.nby William R. HawkinsnPolitical Art and Artful Politics 15nPoliticized art makes for wretched canvases and worse novels;nartistic politics gives us gulags and firing squads.nby Vukan KuicnOPINIONSnMore Money Than Godn—Greed and Glory on Wall Street: The Fall of the House ofnLehman by Ken Aulettan—Captain Money and the Golden Girl: The J. David Affairnby Donald C. Baudern—Metal Men: Marc Rich and the 10-Billion-Dollar Scam bynA. Craig CopetasnChasing bigger and bigger fortunes, sharp dealers degenerateninto smaller and smaller men.nby Thomas L. Ashtonnnn21n