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  •  Not really. (1+ / 0-)
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    Sharon Wraight

    did you read the Sensata story about the visit from the French delegation/filmmakers from Samsonite?

    They play by the rules much the way Wal-Mart plays by the rules re. labor laws; they know which ones they can break with impunity, or with a slap on the wrist that doesn't cut into their profit margin.

    190 milliseconds....

    by Kingsmeg on Sun Oct 21, 2012 at 09:21:39 PM PDT

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    •  That's part of the rigging (0+ / 0-)

      The idea of "paying fines as a cost of doing business" is shameful and absurd, and our system provides for it.

      But they behave like any other company of their size would behave: Badly, but not as a scam or a conspiracy or a ponzi scheme. They're a criminal enterprise in a moral sense but not in a legal sense.

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