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  •  I'll bet BP investors aren't happy with a 25% (0+ / 0-)

    drop in stock price. Add on cleanup costs and years of litigation, it's not pretty.

    There is still too much in capitalist economies that is considered an externality. Communist/state capitalist countries don't seem much better at striking a balance either.

    "Nothing is so complex and fucked up that engineers cannot make it more complicated and fuck it up worse." - Fishgrease

    by the fan man on Thu May 27, 2010 at 05:40:01 AM PDT

    •  They Already (1+ / 0-)
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      moved their money, at least the bigger investors and the houses, reason for drop, the small investor, if not pushing those running their investments are the ones loosing, they always are as everyone else uses their money and skims the top!

      "What is the difference between an al Qaida terrorist and a misguided American terrorist?" "The planes they fly!"

      by jimstaro on Thu May 27, 2010 at 05:49:14 AM PDT

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    •  We Had (0+ / 0-)

      A 'Capitalist' system, not perfect, always the shady in all societies, but it worked well to cause growth and quality as well as envy around the world, that started leaving some 30yrs. back, turning over to the shady charactors and that's how business is not only taught now but the models are built on!

      "What is the difference between an al Qaida terrorist and a misguided American terrorist?" "The planes they fly!"

      by jimstaro on Thu May 27, 2010 at 05:51:54 AM PDT

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