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  •  Taken further, their $2,300., and $10,000. fines (7+ / 0-)

    were nothing more than a cost of doing business.

    You might as well call it bribery, because that is exactly what it is.   It is paying bribes to do business!

    So what?  slap on a token fine, give them a slap on wrist, and they continue as before.  

    Until a few dozen people get killed and maimed in the process and all of a sudden, people take notice.

    Disgusting isn't it.  Those fines should be multiplied by the tens of millions, and the cost of non-compliance should be a total shut-down of the company.

    In the time it took Adam Lanza to reload, eleven children escaped. What if...

    by Sixty Something on Thu Apr 18, 2013 at 03:49:06 PM PDT

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