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water Donating Member (504 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Jan-29-08 02:12 AM
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21. No, I'm channeling practicality.
Edited on Tue Jan-29-08 02:12 AM by water
It's like there is pent-up anger, and it just has to be directed somewhere.

I'm not against having a lawsuit! I'm simply asking what positive could come from this?
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  -Democratic Senators whom you like today... will be voting... in favor of telecom amnesty Truth2Tell  Jan-29-08 12:41 AM   #0 
  - Thanks for posting this. It's good to have an idea of what going on.  John Q. Citizen   Jan-29-08 12:55 AM   #1 
  - I haven't read much about this...  water   Jan-29-08 01:05 AM   #2 
  - A lawsuit (civil action) wouldn't result in an arrest (criminal prosecution)  wtmusic   Jan-29-08 01:13 AM   #3 
     - If there can't be arrests, wouldn't the only result be higher prices for consumers, then? What's...  water   Jan-29-08 01:18 AM   #4 
        - Telcos' prices are still regulated  wtmusic   Jan-29-08 01:23 AM   #6 
        - Civil and/or criminal proceedings  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 01:25 AM   #7 
           - I'm all for the rule of law, but when the WRONG PEOPLE ARE PUNISHED...  water   Jan-29-08 01:29 AM   #10 
              - Nobody is trying to "siphon dollars" out of anyone  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 01:36 AM   #11 
              - Corporations aren't living, concious entities. They don't do things...  water   Jan-29-08 01:40 AM   #12 
                 - corporations enjoy many of the same legal rights as individuals.  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 01:53 AM   #13 
                 - Yeah, the legal principle is nuts... but that doesn't change the wrong people being punushed.  water   Jan-29-08 01:58 AM   #14 
                    - If the telecom execs were bribed or threatened  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 02:04 AM   #18 
                       - Again, what will be gained?  water   Jan-29-08 02:07 AM   #19 
                          - individuals' retirement accounts take a beating ?  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 02:09 AM   #20 
                             - No, I'm channeling practicality.  water   Jan-29-08 02:12 AM   #21 
                                - Nevermind.  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 02:13 AM   #23 
                                   - i know! pretty fucking hysterical, isn't it? n/t  orleans   Jan-29-08 02:17 AM   #25 
                                   - I apologize for not having a knee-jerk reaction, but I prefer positives to negatives.  water   Jan-29-08 02:40 AM   #27 
                 - so you're willing to get fucked over as long as your phone bill doesn't go up?  orleans   Jan-29-08 01:59 AM   #15 
                    - Read my response to Truth2Tell  water   Jan-29-08 02:01 AM   #17 
                       - they won't be held accountable if the fuckhead gets his way, that's for sure  orleans   Jan-29-08 02:12 AM   #22 
              - Let me guess, we need to eliminate corporate taxes all together.  greyhound1966   Jan-29-08 02:16 AM   #24 
                 - and don't forget about your "individual retirement accounts"  orleans   Jan-29-08 02:22 AM   #26 
                 - If there would be truth, justice, and the american way I'd be all for it!!  water   Jan-29-08 02:08 PM   #28 
                    - They won't be able  vpilot   Jan-29-08 04:05 PM   #36 
                    - oh please!  orleans   Jan-29-08 05:06 PM   #38 
                 - Compared to Europe, our corporate taxes are very high and complicated.  water   Jan-29-08 02:10 PM   #29 
                    - Not in reality  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-29-08 02:23 PM   #30 
                    - You make an excellent point, which happened to be mine as well!  water   Jan-29-08 02:32 PM   #31 
                       - Because they do not have loopholes so everyone pays the sticker price  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-29-08 02:45 PM   #32 
                       - Yes, and their sticker price is lower! Exactly how it should be here.  water   Jan-29-08 03:11 PM   #33 
                       - American corporations aren't moving to Europe.  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 03:32 PM   #34 
                          - I'm voting for Obama, though as a libertarian I traditionally I haven't voted.  water   Jan-29-08 03:45 PM   #35 
                             - LOL.  Zodiak Ironfist   Jan-29-08 04:43 PM   #37 
                                - Chill out. :)  water   Jan-29-08 08:42 PM   #39 
                                   - Dude,  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 11:22 PM   #40 
                                      - Here's a better way of thinking about it.  water   Jan-30-08 12:47 AM   #41 
                                         - In order that corporations do not  Truth2Tell   Jan-30-08 01:41 AM   #42 
                                         - I don't disagree with you.  water   Jan-30-08 02:25 AM   #46 
                                         - What you wrote.........  tkmorris   Jan-30-08 01:54 AM   #44 
                                            - Anything specifically wrong?  water   Jan-30-08 02:10 AM   #45 
                    - WHAT?!? /credibility  tkmorris   Jan-30-08 01:49 AM   #43 
                       - Name a European country that has higher corporate taxes.  water   Jan-30-08 02:26 AM   #47 
                          - Pull out a map of Europe, close your eyes, and point.  greyhound1966   Jan-30-08 02:57 AM   #48 
                             - That's such a silly argument!  water   Jan-30-08 03:07 AM   #49 
                                - Well, no shit. You've managed to completely miss the whole point (again).  greyhound1966   Jan-30-08 11:51 PM   #50 
                                   - You are either confused or trying to mislead...  water   Jan-31-08 12:44 AM   #51 
  - This is silly.  wtmusic   Jan-29-08 01:18 AM   #5 
     - They have ego though.  Truth2Tell   Jan-29-08 01:27 AM   #8 
        - Hoo boy...that's what I call confidence  wtmusic   Jan-29-08 01:28 AM   #9 
        - HEY! nobody here wants to see that picture!  orleans   Jan-29-08 02:01 AM   #16 

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