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Old 08-12-2017, 02:28 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Originally Posted by BentBow View Post
Your kidding? They created the mechanism allows them, Corporate America. Where Government allows you to do business. Then through regulations, cuts everyone else out, but the guy with the deepest pockets and he buys everyone out, then controls and price fixes, and use it to punish your political opponents.
Historically, almost all monopolies are government created and/or government sustained.

 
Old 08-12-2017, 02:30 PM
 
Location: Austin
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I have no issue with capitalism. I disagree with discrimination based upon things people cannot change like race, for example.
As do almost all of us. But the market can control that problem a lot better than governments.
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For example, Jim Crow policies did not arise out of businesses demanding discrimination against blacks. Economic historians such as Jennifer Roback Morse have noted that the private bus and rail companies opposed Jim Crow laws that segregated city buses, and businesses in general resisted racial discrimination, but were brought to heel by city councils and state and federal legislators.

https://mises.org/blog/google-manife...-what-it-means
 
Old 08-12-2017, 03:32 PM
 
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As do almost all of us. But the market can control that problem a lot better than governments.
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For example, Jim Crow policies did not arise out of businesses demanding discrimination against blacks. Economic historians such as Jennifer Roback Morse have noted that the private bus and rail companies opposed Jim Crow laws that segregated city buses, and businesses in general resisted racial discrimination, but were brought to heel by city councils and state and federal legislators.

https://mises.org/blog/google-manife...-what-it-means
Jim Crow= States' rights.
 
Old 08-12-2017, 03:40 PM
 
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I don't think many far right folks realize that their opinions are not good for business. There just isn't a good business model for far right type of speech, as it seems like most of their alternatives rely on donations.
 
Old 08-12-2017, 03:46 PM
 
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I have no issue with capitalism. I disagree with discrimination based upon things people cannot change like race, for example.
That's not capitalism then. It's slavery.
 
Old 08-12-2017, 03:54 PM
 
Location: Out West
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8HJrr4-7B8


Well anyone have an alternative?
It is their company, they have the right to do what they want. No one is entitled to that platform.

They are NOT 'banning anything Conservative', they are NOT banning anything. They are demonetizing controversial videos.

They have the right to do that. Again, NO ONE is entitled to that platform.

And I'm VERY Conservative...to prevent anyone who doesn't actually already know that from calling me a lefty.
 
Old 08-12-2017, 04:41 PM
 
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That's not capitalism then. It's slavery.
Yea..... anti-discrimination is slavery.....
 
Old 08-12-2017, 07:39 PM
 
Location: Barrington
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https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=D8HJrr4-7B8


Well anyone have an alternative?
"Anything conservative"?

Hyperbole much?
 
Old 08-12-2017, 07:46 PM
 
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Yea..... anti-discrimination is slavery.....
When an involuntary 3rd party holds a gun to your head and demands that you provide the fruits of your labor to someone else that is slavery.
 
Old 08-12-2017, 08:00 PM
 
Location: San Diego
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