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  •  Wall Street doesn't exist in a vacuum (1+ / 0-)
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    Onomastic

    Technological leaps have altered the terrain as much as anything else.

    And Microsoft hasn't been an honest broker. And we all know Intel never was. Nor AT&T. Hubris.

    Clear everything off the table and the bottom line is that the US has operated from a position of fear for decades. Negative feedback loops that reap disaster after disaster.


    One does not become enlightened by imagining figures of light, but by making the darkness conscious. --Carl Jung

    by bronte17 on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 01:54:55 PM PST

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    •  Bill Gates was on Charlie Rose the other (4+ / 0-)
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      bronte17, Onomastic, LNK, gooderservice

      night when the OxFam number came out about the 85 people who have the same wealth at 3.5 billion of the poorest people on earth.  He said he was probably one of those 85 people and thought it was just fine because he engages in charitable giving.

      Shaking head.

      •  OT, Shaking head sadly about Bill Gates? (2+ / 0-)
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        gooderservice, inclusiveheart

        I want Bill Gates to refund some of the money I paid for his products because they were shoddy and wasted too much of my time trying to sort them out.........

        •  Yeah, and keep supporting XP for people (3+ / 0-)
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          poligirl, bronte17, ek hornbeck

          who just bought it less than five years ago and can't afford to buy another computer now to upgrade to 8, or even 7 at Dell and Lenovo.

          Dallasdoc: "Snowden is the natural successor to Osama bin Laden as the most consequential person in the world, as his actions have the potential to undo those taken in response to Osama."

          by gooderservice on Fri Jan 24, 2014 at 04:38:49 PM PST

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