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  •  It most likely is criminal already. Meaningless w (5+ / 0-)
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    Joieau, DRo, cotterperson, Mr Robert, gffish

    hen you don't monitor, investigate or prosecute anyone for it.

    After all, the primary characteristic of Gov'r Goodhairs appointments to regulatory agencies (which are supposed to be independent and part of a decentralized and fragmented executive of which the 'weak' Texas Gov. is just a part, but Perry's 13 years have meant they are pretty much all his cronies now) is that they see their job as 'relieving business of the burden of being regulated or having to treat customers fairly.'  

    Google the on-going Texas Insurance Comm'n controversy for a contemporary example.

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