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Whisp Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Oct-11-11 05:31 PM
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47. in other words, just carry on. Nothing can be done, let it trickle down.

I take it this means you support mega businesses that are larger than some countries - the same people that horde billions and make life suck for the most of the rest of us. Must be nice
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  -What Everyone Is Too Polite to Say About Steve Jobs Liberal_in_LA  Oct-11-11 01:44 PM   #0 
  - Not everyone. Not I. n/t  Tansy_Gold   Oct-11-11 01:45 PM   #1 
  - We discussed these very issues here, so I don't know - I guess DU is rude.  closeupready   Oct-11-11 01:46 PM   #2 
  - but he made the Chinese make cool toys so all is forgiven  Skittles   Oct-11-11 01:47 PM   #3 
  - He also amassed an estate estimated vairously between $4-7 billion. That  coalition_unwilling   Oct-11-11 01:47 PM   #4 
  - No porn or porn apps on iphones  Warren DeMontague   Oct-11-11 01:48 PM   #5 
  - That's not exactly true. I see pricks on iPhones all the time.  Major Hogwash   Oct-13-11 09:51 AM   #69 
  - Apple has $76 billion in cash on its books...where are the jobs, Jobs?  rfranklin   Oct-11-11 01:50 PM   #6 
  - Are you seriously suggesting Apple has created no jobs in the U.S.?  former9thward   Oct-11-11 08:10 PM   #59 
     - where do you get those numbers?  rfranklin   Oct-11-11 08:30 PM   #61 
     - Get out of your bedroom sometime.  former9thward   Oct-11-11 09:57 PM   #62 
     - You mean currently employed at Apple stores, or the total number employed over the years?  cherokeeprogressive   Oct-13-11 12:52 AM   #68 
  - It's been said--just not in the media. We had a field day here, recently.  MADem   Oct-11-11 01:51 PM   #7 
  - +1  Whisp   Oct-11-11 05:00 PM   #34 
  - I have worked for "that" guy. Not Jobs--but someone just as mean and vicious.  MADem   Oct-13-11 12:50 AM   #67 
  - +1  Dawson Leery   Oct-12-11 04:48 PM   #65 
  - And he stole the gui idea from Xerox. nt  valerief   Oct-11-11 01:52 PM   #8 
  - He was a control freak who demanded everyone live up to the standards he did.  dkf   Oct-11-11 01:57 PM   #9 
  - Not from me; I have never believed that the mere act of dying ennobles anyone  Tom Ripley   Oct-11-11 02:02 PM   #10 
  - The lives (and deaths) of Jean d'Arc, Nathan Hale, and SSgt Robert J. Miller ...  11 Bravo   Oct-11-11 05:21 PM   #40 
     - You are conflating actions before death with "the mere act of dying."  tabasco   Oct-11-11 05:35 PM   #48 
        - Those actions were the cause of their deaths. How does one separate the two?  11 Bravo   Oct-11-11 06:38 PM   #53 
           - A heroic action. The end of biological life.  tabasco   Oct-11-11 07:14 PM   #54 
              - If a soldier throws himself atop a grenade to save a comrade's life, thus ending his own ...  11 Bravo   Oct-11-11 07:25 PM   #55 
  - How long would Apple have stayed in business if they were selling a PC for 3-4X more than all  Old and In the Way   Oct-11-11 02:06 PM   #11 
  - Actually it would further stratify the haves and the have nots.  dkf   Oct-11-11 02:16 PM   #14 
  - Gee, you mean hiring Americans and taking a little less profit would have  Lionessa   Oct-11-11 02:24 PM   #17 
  - No, I'm saying that no responsible corporation will risk it's capital by putting  Old and In the Way   Oct-11-11 03:05 PM   #19 
     - Responsible corporation, HA! Apple is responsible for the mistreatment and suicides  Lionessa   Oct-11-11 04:43 PM   #31 
        - Should we hold all corporations responsible for suicides...or just Apple?  Old and In the Way   Oct-11-11 05:58 PM   #49 
  - Depends, would they be another Alienware or a Compaq?  Rex   Oct-11-11 03:10 PM   #20 
  - Not one of the posters here...  randome   Oct-11-11 02:10 PM   #12 
  - LOL. "Everything looks bad when you *remember it*!" -H. Simpson. nt  Romulox   Oct-11-11 03:45 PM   #21 
  - not one poster here personally knew Bush  backwoodsbob   Oct-11-11 05:06 PM   #36 
  - Wouldn't really be PC would it.  dipsydoodle   Oct-11-11 02:13 PM   #13 
  - That's a very biased,bashing article from Gawker..they were in a very bitter legal dispute with Appl  HipChick   Oct-11-11 02:18 PM   #15 
  - You're not disputing the abusive labor practices, though. nt  Romulox   Oct-11-11 03:45 PM   #22 
  - Many here said it again and again. But MacHeads or whatever they call  Lionessa   Oct-11-11 02:20 PM   #16 
  - About those Chinese workers  jeff47   Oct-11-11 02:56 PM   #18 
  - Along the same lines, where will the slaves go? They're like *family*!  Romulox   Oct-11-11 03:46 PM   #23 
  - Not close to the same thing  jeff47   Oct-11-11 04:25 PM   #26 
     - It's precisely the same fucked up logic.  EFerrari   Oct-11-11 05:12 PM   #37 
     - No, it's placing the blame in the right place.  jeff47   Oct-11-11 05:21 PM   #39 
     - Actually, it's exactly the same logic slave owners used.  girl gone mad   Oct-12-11 04:33 PM   #64 
  - omfg am I really hearing this?...  Whisp   Oct-11-11 04:27 PM   #27 
  - He's right.  Ellipsis   Oct-11-11 04:38 PM   #30 
     - what is right is not taking billions on the backs of these people.  Whisp   Oct-11-11 04:54 PM   #33 
        - He's still right.  Ellipsis   Oct-11-11 05:12 PM   #38 
        - my guilt as compared to Jobs'? what a cheap shot!  Whisp   Oct-11-11 05:25 PM   #43 
           - I would.  Ellipsis   Oct-11-11 05:31 PM   #46 
        - What you should do depends on your goal.  jeff47   Oct-11-11 05:25 PM   #42 
           - in other words, just carry on. Nothing can be done, let it trickle down.  Whisp   Oct-11-11 05:31 PM   #47 
              - No. Set priorities for yourself  jeff47   Oct-11-11 08:17 PM   #60 
  - Fox Conn has over 500,000 employees, that just blows my mind!  Ellipsis   Oct-11-11 04:37 PM   #29 
  - in the long run his legacy will endure  lame54   Oct-11-11 03:46 PM   #24 
  - This article describes most people in power. What makes Steve Jobs so special?  devilgrrl   Oct-11-11 03:57 PM   #25 
  - Because Steve Jobs was an arrogant asshole who happened to be a great visionary  Ellipsis   Oct-11-11 04:52 PM   #32 
     - I'm sure working for Bill Gates is a barrel of fun too.  devilgrrl   Oct-11-11 07:57 PM   #56 
  - RWS has made similar statements and had been strongly criticized for it  ProgressiveProfessor   Oct-11-11 04:31 PM   #28 
  - The man is dead. Let's just let it rest. n/t  RebelOne   Oct-11-11 05:02 PM   #35 
  - So is Reagan  pintobean   Oct-11-11 05:31 PM   #45 
  - I've been saying this since Jobs's dead body was still warm.  Lucian   Oct-11-11 05:25 PM   #41 
  - Geez, somebody doesn't like Apple.  MadHound   Oct-11-11 05:29 PM   #44 
  - Steve Jobs was not responsible for trade policies that led to business decisions he had to make...  slackmaster   Oct-11-11 06:02 PM   #50 
  - "he HAD to make??" Gullible?  Logical   Oct-11-11 06:06 PM   #51 
  - same deal for the Koch bros?  Whisp   Oct-11-11 06:08 PM   #52 
  - Well Of COURSE You Blame Government, Slack.  Paladin   Oct-11-11 08:00 PM   #57 
  - He didn't have to make those business decisions, iPhone sells for 3-6x the cost to manufacture.  joshcryer   Oct-11-11 08:06 PM   #58 
  - LOL. The Curly defense: Steve Jobs was merely a victim of circumstance!  Romulox   Oct-12-11 04:29 PM   #63 
  - well, you know what they say  BOG PERSON   Oct-12-11 05:09 PM   #66 

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