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The Doctor. Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Sep-27-11 11:18 AM
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18. And they will take advantage of it without shame.
CEOs tend to know what they're doing. They know damn well that they're destroying the environment and ruining lives. Those are all incidental to turning a profit.
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  -I do not believe what I'm hearing on Cspan-1 right now ThomWV  Sep-27-11 10:15 AM   #0 
  - Good for them. Such a system is nowhere near a democratic republic.  mmonk   Sep-27-11 10:16 AM   #1 
  - And they will take advantage of it without shame.  The Doctor.   Sep-27-11 11:18 AM   #18 
  - Good! nt  HappyMe   Sep-27-11 10:17 AM   #2 
  - WOW!!! Just WOW!!!  spartan61   Sep-27-11 10:22 AM   #3 
  - Its really stunning, isn't it? I never thought for a moment I'd hear these guys saying these things  ThomWV   Sep-27-11 10:25 AM   #4 
     - See me below.  FredStembottom   Sep-27-11 10:30 AM   #8 
     - Well they aren't stupid  laundry_queen   Sep-27-11 08:57 PM   #25 
     - Some are recognizing  Enthusiast   Sep-28-11 05:36 AM   #29 
        - Also that more well-heeled competitors can put them out of business through legal bribery.  DrunkenBoat   Sep-28-11 02:10 PM   #33 
  - Then they should wield their influence and LOBBYISTS against it.  AmBlue   Sep-27-11 10:25 AM   #5 
  - Great analogy, the dog-car one.  Enthusiast   Sep-28-11 05:37 AM   #30 
     - thanks!  AmBlue   Sep-28-11 12:13 PM   #31 
  - Total surprise for me this morning!  FredStembottom   Sep-27-11 10:27 AM   #6 
  - When I was a kid, the lady at the bank answered the phone by saying "The Bank"...  Scuba   Sep-27-11 10:37 AM   #9 
  - I think you're correct.  EmeraldCityGrl   Sep-27-11 10:47 AM   #12 
  - Ding, ding, ding, ding  nadinbrzezinski   Sep-27-11 11:00 AM   #16 
  - Yes. I see your point.  FredStembottom   Sep-28-11 01:57 PM   #32 
  - 2nd-Ranks corps are afraid od being squashed by the 1st-Rank corps.  Odin2005   Sep-27-11 11:25 AM   #20 
  - Exactly right. Even from the corporate perspective this deal isn't an across the board winner.  TheKentuckian   Sep-27-11 11:26 AM   #21 
  - But who is hearing them say these things except for political junkies like us?..n/t  monmouth   Sep-27-11 10:29 AM   #7 
  - We are their best  femrap   Sep-27-11 11:00 AM   #15 
  - Amazing. Maybe there is hope. n/t  EmeraldCityGrl   Sep-27-11 10:46 AM   #10 
  - They air this because they know how few folks are paying attention.  mod mom   Sep-27-11 10:47 AM   #11 
  - K and R  femrap   Sep-27-11 10:57 AM   #13 
  - ThomWV You know I like your posts but, you gotta realize this is KABUKI Theatre for the masses  Drew Richards   Sep-27-11 10:58 AM   #14 
  - I don't think so.  ThomCat   Sep-27-11 08:39 PM   #23 
     - That is a very good and valid point. You may be right. It still felt fake to me watching it.  Drew Richards   Sep-27-11 09:31 PM   #27 
  - They know that this would force them to make huge donations to compete with competitors.  Kablooie   Sep-27-11 11:13 AM   #17 
  - Exactly. Same sort of reason why some businesses want national  tblue37   Sep-27-11 08:55 PM   #24 
  - The Capitalist Class is not a united force.  Odin2005   Sep-27-11 11:18 AM   #19 
  - Everybody wants to be a crook, as long as there are not WORSE crooks stealing from THEM  saras   Sep-27-11 11:29 AM   #22 
  - Paging Sam Alito! Paging Sam Alito!  moondust   Sep-27-11 09:05 PM   #26 
  - Their conclusion is inescapable.  Enthusiast   Sep-28-11 05:33 AM   #28 

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