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  •  Agreed. There are still the civil suits and other (5+ / 0-)

    fines outstanding. But, even though this is the largest fine yet, it is a small penalty relative to the damage.

    I think the administration wanted to demonstrate completion and get them to take responsibility "quickly" rather than have this drag out for a decade or more and perhaps be dismissed by some future Republican administration.

    The means is the ends in the process of becoming. - Mahatma Gandhi

    by HoundDog on Thu Nov 15, 2012 at 09:27:14 AM PST

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