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MadHound Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Oct-17-07 09:02 PM
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45. No, but accepting corporate money, and then pushing that corporation's pet projects
Certainly does make you a corporate whore. Why do you ask?
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  -Does sitting on the board of a large, multinational corporation make you a "corporatist"? Lirwin2  Oct-17-07 06:01 PM   #0 
  - That is a trick question. Gore is on several boards, and he is not a corporatist.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:02 PM   #1 
  - Trick question how?  Lirwin2   Oct-17-07 06:17 PM   #5 
  - I did. because you can't answer yes or no to this question. you're wrong either way.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:19 PM   #7 
  - It's a yes or no question  Lirwin2   Oct-17-07 06:21 PM   #9 
     - He sits on the board of many. apple is one. I dont think it is a yes or a no question.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:25 PM   #13 
     - Ok I'll make this a little bit more simple:  Lirwin2   Oct-17-07 06:28 PM   #14 
        - I answered at the same time. What I think is there. I think it's more subtle than yes or no.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:31 PM   #18 
        - All poodles are dogs. All dogs aren't poodles. n/t  madeline_con   Oct-17-07 09:46 PM   #49 
     - theoretically yes, (it does make one a corporatist), and most people who sit on boards are,  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:29 PM   #15 
        - There's no logic to your argument..  Virginia Dare   Oct-17-07 07:18 PM   #37 
  - Perhaps in that it has different answers depending on one's own agenda.  TwilightZone   Oct-17-07 06:20 PM   #8 
     - Heh heh By George I think you've got it  durrrty libby   Oct-17-07 06:22 PM   #11 
  - Gore is a corporatist  JackRiddler   Oct-17-07 10:32 PM   #51 
  - not necessarily, no.  ulysses   Oct-17-07 06:03 PM   #2 
  - oprah is a corporatist, is she on any boreds...ooops boards nt  msongs   Oct-17-07 06:05 PM   #3 
  - she owns several companies, so yes.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:32 PM   #19 
  - Most are, but people like Al Gore & Oprah Winfrey are not. nt  TheGoldenRule   Oct-17-07 06:06 PM   #4 
  - What makes them different?  durrrty libby   Oct-17-07 06:21 PM   #10 
  - I think I know:  Lirwin2   Oct-17-07 06:24 PM   #12 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-17-07 06:30 PM   #17 
     - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-17-07 09:38 PM   #46 
        - And the message is hypocrisy  durrrty libby   Oct-17-07 10:06 PM   #50 
     - where the hell did that come froM?  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:32 PM   #20 
     - I see. It was a trick question, as I thought. but I didn't even guess it was to provoke another  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:34 PM   #21 
     - No, it truly was not meant to be a "trick"  Lirwin2   Oct-17-07 06:41 PM   #23 
     - sick of the hillary fight.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:59 PM   #27 
     - I understand that you were sincere. When people call her a corporatist it has  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 07:01 PM   #30 
     - It's only a "trick" if it exposes your double standard.  mondo joe   Oct-17-07 06:49 PM   #25 
        - what?  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 06:58 PM   #26 
     - That dude is stirring the pot and is personally attacking me now in 2 threads.  TheGoldenRule   Oct-17-07 09:40 PM   #47 
     - Here's your answer: Neither Oprah or Gore are oppressing people or polluting to make money. nt  TheGoldenRule   Oct-17-07 09:43 PM   #48 
        - Who is Hillary polluting to make money?  durrrty libby   Oct-17-07 10:36 PM   #52 
           - Deleted message  Name removed   Oct-18-07 02:00 AM   #53 
              - How sad...Attacks and lies equal knowledge?  durrrty libby   Oct-18-07 06:05 AM   #54 
  - Yes they are big bad evil devil corporists too. Booga Booga  durrrty libby   Oct-18-07 09:58 AM   #55 
  - Curious results thus far. I would have thought that the consensus was "Yes"  TwilightZone   Oct-17-07 06:17 PM   #6 
  - I think the fact that she took money from pharmaceutical and HMOs is much more important. Because  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 07:10 PM   #33 
  - What on earth is a "corporatist"?  Donald Ian Rankin   Oct-17-07 06:29 PM   #16 
  - a "corporatist" ( according to DU) is something evil therefore it is Hillary Clinton  durrrty libby   Oct-17-07 06:35 PM   #22 
  - Wikipedia has an entry.  SimpleTrend   Oct-17-07 06:47 PM   #24 
  - a corporatist is a person who believes more in the welfare and needs of large corporations  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 07:05 PM   #31 
  - Here's a good explanation of corporatism..  Virginia Dare   Oct-17-07 07:21 PM   #38 
     - very interesting, but the opposite of what it means today. The word and concept may  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 07:27 PM   #39 
        - I think what people here who use the word "corporatist"..  Virginia Dare   Oct-17-07 07:30 PM   #40 
           - could be that corporativism is the concept you posted, basted on cooperation  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 07:36 PM   #41 
  - My guess is that most of the people using it  pnwmom   Oct-17-07 07:07 PM   #32 
  - oh, it's been around for around a hundred years.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 07:12 PM   #34 
     - My greatgrandfather used it a lot. (the word) and strikes and unions were born.  robinlynne   Oct-17-07 07:15 PM   #35 
     - Lots of words have been around for hundreds of years  pnwmom   Oct-17-07 08:18 PM   #42 
  - "Corporatist" really has nothing to do with business model corporations..  Virginia Dare   Oct-17-07 07:15 PM   #36 
     - Anti-Clinton people  pnwmom   Oct-17-07 08:20 PM   #43 
  - Sitting on the board and profiting from it like Mrs. Hillary makes you  UGADUer   Oct-17-07 07:01 PM   #28 
  - The answer is no. Why?  Selatius   Oct-17-07 07:01 PM   #29 
  - One argument for "Yes". Why?  SimpleTrend   Oct-18-07 01:34 PM   #56 
  - No. Pushing the agenda of corporate donors at the expense of the general populace does.  Mister Ed   Oct-17-07 08:26 PM   #44 
  - No, but accepting corporate money, and then pushing that corporation's pet projects  MadHound   Oct-17-07 09:02 PM   #45 
  - No, because it heavily depends on what you DO on such board. -nt  Commie Pinko Dirtbag   Oct-18-07 01:35 PM   #57 

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