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Response to HughBeaumont (Reply #57)

Mon Jan 30, 2012, 10:12 PM

70. It's still fraud...

Are you saying he shouldn't have gone to jail because he stole from rich people bitten by their own greed? Steal from the mob; you're dead. Steal from your mom; karma's gonna get you. Is someone accusing Jobs of fraud or stealing?

Steve Jobs was driven to build the world's best personal computers. One could argue that he did that. He adapted to the conditions set up by Wall Street and legislators. He turned Apple around, when the tech high and mighty said he should just fold. While others were content to assemble components and slap a brand name on a box, Jobs drove ahead.

Everyone on this board posts from a machine made not in the USA. Perhaps you don't respect Apple's efforts to modernize/humanize its supply channel. Perhaps you think that Apple should unilaterally assemble all it's products in the US with union labor. Don't you think that's like Mitch McConnell saying that if Warren Buffet wants to pay more taxes he is free to do so?

Until we demand more from our representatives and support them for their efforts, then we are just full of shit. Buy American when you can, or just buy what's cheaper as some on this board have suggested. Steve Jobs is dead.

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