N.J. charges 8 private sector merchants with gouging after Sandy

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    Capitalist pigs at their finest. So much for the private sector giving a shit about the down and out citizens.





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    Granny says, "Dat's right - anna checks inna mail too ain't it?
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    New Yorkers angry at lack of power
    Tue, Nov 13, 2012 - DIM LIGHTS, BIG CITY: Two weeks after superstorm Sandy hit some city residents are still without electricity and have described their neighborhood as ‘frightening’
     
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    Take em down!
     
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    Sure, take them down. Eliminate any incentive for companies to bring energy and goods to the people who need them. Their need isn't that important so let's slow it down.
     
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    Cue the libertariards' defending of price gougers.

    lol!
    Sorry but I wasn't aware that hotels could ship in extra rooms. How many more people who needed housing got it because HoJO decided to gouge some people?

    BTW - companies don't hand out goods based on the NEED of the consumer as you erroneously suggest in your stupid post. That's the dumbest statement of the day.
     
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    Sandy May Have Ruined Billions in Bearer Bonds...
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    Billions in bearer bonds could be lost due to Hurricane Sandy: sources
    Nov 18, 2012 - Wall Street could lose $70B, source says
     
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    and the state owned power company left the poor schmucks out in da cold to freeze to death and bamie didn't give a hairy rats ass about dey plight.
     
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    Avatar is not even close to a libertarian.
     
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    Yeah, and those "anti-gouging" laws sure made a lot of gasoline available to people who needed it.
     
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    Kind of sad when people are more concerned with keeping those providing services from profit than they are of helping people.
     

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