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ThomCat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Thu May-14-09 01:25 PM
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5. I wonder if that is becoming offical under legal doctrine yet.
It certainly seems that soon we will officially be merely consumers instead of citizens. :(

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  -Why are credit card companies allowed to raise their rates, but ... ColbertWatcher  May-14-09 01:20 PM   #0 
  - You have to remember the context  Fresh_Start   May-14-09 01:23 PM   #1 
  - Wonderfully succinct!  Delphinus   May-14-09 01:24 PM   #3 
  - I wonder if that is becoming offical under legal doctrine yet.  ThomCat   May-14-09 01:25 PM   #5 
     - consumers as customers  Fresh_Start   May-14-09 01:29 PM   #7 
  - Because credit card companies paid a lot of money to write the laws  ThomCat   May-14-09 01:23 PM   #2 
  - Why can't we cancel a card without taking a hit to our credit? Then they can do  NC_Nurse   May-14-09 01:24 PM   #4 
  - One simple fact  nykym   May-14-09 01:27 PM   #6 
  - if they are our equals as persons?  Fresh_Start   May-14-09 01:32 PM   #8 
     - They get all the benefits of personhood but none of the liabilities.  ThomCat   May-14-09 01:36 PM   #11 
  - It's really just to protect the public.  LooseWilly   May-14-09 01:34 PM   #9 
  - Quit buying stuff  Coyote_Bandit   May-14-09 01:36 PM   #10 
  - That is good advice IF  ThomCat   May-14-09 01:42 PM   #12 
  - Ummmm......  Coyote_Bandit   May-14-09 05:05 PM   #14 
  - That doesn't address the disparity. n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-14-09 02:21 PM   #13 
  - yeah, i didn't really need that new exhaust system for my car that i had to charge  Scout   May-14-09 05:37 PM   #15 
     - did you ask what they would have taken in cash?  onethatcares   May-14-09 05:46 PM   #16 
  - Friday morning kick! n/t  ColbertWatcher   May-15-09 06:26 AM   #17 
  - Because capitalism must be smashed and the capitalists with it.  JVS   May-15-09 06:27 AM   #18 
  - Oligarchy  Echo In Light   May-15-09 06:28 AM   #19 
 

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