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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    What does this have to do with corporations running your country? How are corporations accountable to the people outside of being profitable? The state is not a business.. it is a democratically elected group of paid servants. This is something Americans don't understand in a country ran by free market mentality.
    Well a business got the government to issue national guard troops in order to force workers to end their strike.

    I pretty sure that counts as government propping up business.

    No we've already go round and round about your supposed belief what the "free market" is.
    You've been shown to be extremely wrong.
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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Well a business got the government to issue national guard troops in order to force workers to end their strike.

    I pretty sure that counts as government propping up business.

    No we've already go round and round about your supposed belief what the "free market" is.
    You've been shown to be extremely wrong.
    Sounds like what your saying big business got the government to do something. The free market won't ever be whatever you propose it might be never has been since the financiers of the economy became organised. They determine who gets the loans for what. Since they are unregulated guess where free market goes? It goes the way they want it to.

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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    Sounds like what your saying big business got the government to do something. The free market won't ever be whatever you propose it might be never has been since the financiers of the economy became organised. They determine who gets the loans for what. Since they are unregulated guess where free market goes? It goes the way they want it to.
    I'm sorry but the market is not unregulated.
    It has never been like that.

    The difference is that my idea prevents giving select businesses privilege and subsidy with the current and previous market giving them lots of those.
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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    I'm sorry but the market is not unregulated.
    It has never been like that.

    The difference is that my idea prevents giving select businesses privilege and subsidy with the current and previous market giving them lots of those.
    Which like say blackwater?

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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    Which like say blackwater?
    Blackwater, the numerable "green" energy companies, Standard Oil(and the Rockefeller family), and on and on.

    Not to mention that corporate person hood should not exist.
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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    Blackwater, the numerable "green" energy companies, Standard Oil(and the Rockefeller family), and on and on.

    Not to mention that corporate person hood should not exist.
    Blackwater was a bunch of washed up wanna be green berets before bush came along and integrated it into the government. Is this where your going?

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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    Blackwater was a bunch of washed up wanna be green berets before bush came along and integrated it into the government. Is this where your going?
    No, I don't believe the government should be doing nation building in the first place.
    Better to not allow them to exist, by not doing stupid military incursions.
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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Harry Guerrilla View Post
    No, I don't believe the government should be doing nation building in the first place.
    Better to not allow them to exist, by not doing stupid military incursions.
    I'm not talking about nation building. I'm talking about the government making its duties subject to private contract.

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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    I'm not talking about nation building. I'm talking about the government making its duties subject to private contract.
    It's formal duties that are expressly written as duties of the government, should be left to the government.

    Nation building isn't really a government duty.
    There for Blackwater would have no use.
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    Re: Do you believe in natural monopolies?

    Quote Originally Posted by Gabriel View Post
    Monopolies happen because the corporation is more efficient then small business. That’s just the way it is.
    By saying this, you are agreeing that government interference is a necessary ingredient in the formation of monopolies. Corporations are distinguished from other entities because of certain legal protections/exemptions they are granted.

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