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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by StillBallin75 View Post
    No, of course not. But that in no way contradicts the fact that the statement "Governments regulate only for the sake of regulating" is inherently idiotic. Regulations don't exist for their own sake. Neither do regulators simply regulate because they are on a power trip. Congress did not pass the Clean Air Act and Clean Water Act because they thought it would be fun for the folks at the EPA to piss people off.
    It is all about power. Businesses spend a great deal to prevent the Congress from harming them.

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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by Misterveritis View Post
    It is all about power. Businesses spend a great deal to prevent the Congress from harming them.
    They also spend a great deal to make sure Congress bends the rules in their favour to screw you over.

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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by Khayembii Communique View Post
    There is no such thing as "power for its own sake."
    LOL. You might not be a fool. But you are playing on in this post.

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    Re: Labor Unions Join Wall Street Occupiers for "Mass Rally'

    Quote Originally Posted by Jetboogieman View Post
    They also spend a great deal to make sure Congress bends the rules in their favour to screw you over.
    Sure. If you say so.

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