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Sun Aug 10, 2014, 08:05 PM

OK, so let's review ...

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Reply OK, so let's review ... (Original post)
Scuba Aug 2014 OP
Nye Bevan Aug 2014 #1
tclambert Aug 2014 #13
freebrew Aug 2014 #21
Scootaloo Aug 2014 #24
rock Aug 2014 #27
indepat Aug 2014 #2
riqster Aug 2014 #3
NightWatcher Aug 2014 #4
Cosmocat Aug 2014 #17
rickyhall Aug 2014 #5
Octafish Aug 2014 #11
Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2014 #6
Thor_MN Aug 2014 #20
Spitfire of ATJ Aug 2014 #22
SoapBox Aug 2014 #7
blkmusclmachine Aug 2014 #8
cantbeserious Aug 2014 #9
WHEN CRABS ROAR Aug 2014 #26
Takket Aug 2014 #10
2naSalit Aug 2014 #12
riseabove Aug 2014 #14
Enthusiast Aug 2014 #15
raouldukelives Aug 2014 #16
L0oniX Aug 2014 #18
marions ghost Aug 2014 #19
lark Aug 2014 #23
MissDeeds Aug 2014 #25
Laffy Kat Aug 2014 #28

Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 08:08 PM

1. Corporations are immune from prosecution?

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #1)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 11:14 PM

13. Maybe they meant you can't put them in jail.

Or they may be referring to the Attorney General's opinion that some corporations are too large to prosecute.

http://blogs.wsj.com/washwire/2013/03/06/holder-banks-may-be-too-large-to-prosecute/

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Response to tclambert (Reply #13)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 12:33 PM

21. They don't get jail time for killing people.

or stealing.

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 02:54 PM

24. Dodge, dip, duck, dive, and... dodge!

Great evasion of the topic brought up, Nye.

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Response to Nye Bevan (Reply #1)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 05:21 PM

27. I believe the implication is they do have to pay enough in graft

to ensure that condition. Never bite the hand that you're feeding money to.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 08:34 PM

2. Surely those who still don't see that our government (formerly of, by, and for the people) is now a

a corporatist government catering almost exclusively to large corporations to the detriment of all else, surely that number is dwindling in great numbers by the day. The proof of this assertion is in the combined body of works of the executive, legislative, and judicial branches of government, a matter mostly of public record except for what is increasingly being done in secrecy.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 08:57 PM

3. Kicking, 'cuz this is important shit.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 09:03 PM

4. A dozen donuts are sitting on a table in front of a CEO, a nonunion worker, and a union member.


The CEO takes 11 donuts and puts them in his briefcase.

Then he whispers to the nonunion worker, “That union guy is trying to steal your donut.”

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Response to NightWatcher (Reply #4)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 09:58 AM

17. That's about it

in a nutshell

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 09:40 PM

5. The BFEE

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Response to rickyhall (Reply #5)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 10:33 PM

11. It's a handy summation...

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 10:16 PM

6. Kicking for the whole, 6th sense, Gary Lockwood, 70's turtleneck thing.

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Response to Spitfire of ATJ (Reply #6)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 12:26 PM

20. The 70's were hell for those of us with no necks.

Damn turtleneck shirts... Felt like I was wearing a neck brace.

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Response to Thor_MN (Reply #20)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 12:36 PM

22. Couldn't resist....



Inside joke.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 10:18 PM

7. Excellent.

And that donut steal'n CEO, does that bullshit to our company. He tells all the lemmings that the union will steal that last donut, so don't bring in a union because he's so generous letting the workforce have that donut. Oh...and if the union comes in, they will all end up like Jimmy Hoffa (?!?)

It's SO depressing.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 10:22 PM

8. It all makes perfect sense, in a new world order kind of way.

Welcome to 1984

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 10:25 PM

9. The Oligarchs, Corporations And Banks Own And Control The Politicians That Own And Control Us

eom

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Response to cantbeserious (Reply #9)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 05:19 PM

26. And it's all done for our national interest, cough, cough

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 10:27 PM

10. one more thing: They launder money for drug cartels.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Sun Aug 10, 2014, 11:05 PM

12. Kickin' cuz

I know this is the truth.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 01:50 AM

14. Seems like lawmakers are the problem, this only happens because lawmakers who were voted in

 

to serve their constituents get bought out by lobbyist.

Pretty much everything you listed is allowed. Too bad our politicians won't reign in the nonsense.



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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 05:30 AM

15. Kicked and recommended!

Good work, Scuba!

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 08:55 AM

16. Tell me again how investors in those corporations aren't.

For every person legitimately trying to GOTV for liberal candidates and liberal ideals, trying to address climate change, trying to make the world a better place. There are hundreds of corporate supporters pumping cash into them every paycheck to assure they not only stay in charge, but that it gets a lot worse and at this point, probably never better.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 10:21 AM

18. K & R

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 10:56 AM

19. K & R

one day people will wake up.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 01:53 PM

23. Unions are the answer.

They are not the problem except for the 1% that wants to have slave labor.

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 05:02 PM

25. Excellent post, Scuba

K&R

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Response to Scuba (Original post)

Mon Aug 11, 2014, 05:25 PM

28. K & R. Why don't people see this? nt

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