What will happen if we do what Repubs want and Deregulate Business'

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    Besides worker abuse and tearing up the environment around these business'? Something has to be good and pretty dam honorable to be left alone and trusted to do the right thing, but business is not about doing the right thing, its about doing the profitable thing.

    Not saying all regulations are a good thing, but hell, are we supposed to drop regulations and hope / pray that corporations will treat our land and workers the way society wants them too.

    Now Thats a faith based ideology if there ever was one.
     
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    We would be headed for a disaster of biblical proportions. Old Testament– real wrath-of-God type stuff! Fire and brimstone coming down from the sky! Rivers and seas boiling! Forty years of darkness! Earthquakes, volcanoes...The dead rising from the grave!Human sacrifice! Dogs and cats living together! Mass hysteria!
     
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    And avoidance of open ended questions. yikes! :eek:
     
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    Deregulating businesses means you have to trust them to do the right thing. It's like leaving your house and car unlocked, out of trust.
     
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    Right....Like the ethics of the regulators have been any great shakes. :rolleyes:
     
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    Actually you don't have to trust them, you just have to allow consumers to chose who to do business with. And that's why your government solution is failure out of the gate. They start by removing choice and then you really do have to trust them, and the only thing you can trust politicians to do is screw you. And screw you they do.
     
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    Why do you assume you have the right to regulate business in the first place?
     
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    Because in society there are rules.
     
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    That's what my mother used to tell me. 'Don't run with the scissors' and such. But she got old and eventually gave up trying to nanny me.

    Are you my new mother?
     
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    Sure, monopolies are going to give you a choice. :cuckoo:

    Advocates of capitalism are very apt to appeal to the sacred principles of liberty, which are embodied in one maxim: The fortunate must not be restrained in the exercise of tyranny over the unfortunate.
    Bertrand Russell
     
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