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  •  In terms of political stability (0+ / 0-)

    America qualifies as exceptional. Multi-national corporations need a home base to operate from -- a military super-power kind of home base. Without our exceptional publicly funded military, things become a lot more difficult for CEO's everywhere. Too bad for the rest of us that America's standard of living trends aren't looking all that rosy.

    •  Some American corporations ... (0+ / 0-)

      are re-organizing as foreign corporations and relocating their headquarters elsewhere to cheat, er, save on taxes. Perhaps we should withhold military support from those that do.

      Corporations, which should be the carefully restrained creatures of the law and the servants of the people, are fast becoming the people’s masters. -- President Grover Cleveland, 1888

      by edg on Sun Jul 06, 2014 at 06:04:11 PM PDT

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