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  •  There is no reason to compete. (0+ / 0-)

    There is reason to regulate corporations engaged in interstate and/or international operations and require them to secure a federal charter which spells out their duties and obligations, including the obligation to provide support to the nation upon which they rely to promote their enterprise with treaties and military back-up, if needed.  In relying on individual states to charter corporations over whose operations in other states they have no jurisdiction, we have created monsters -- artificial persons which claim the rights of natural persons and satisfy none of the obligations of citizenship.  Our public corporations are strictly limited by their charters.  Our private corporations expect to be bribed to comply with the most minimal standards of civility.

    The Constitution is not a menu for an exclusive diner.

    by hannah on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 03:13:56 PM PDT

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    •  With All Due Respect (0+ / 0-)

      Blah, blah, blah, blah ... blah.

      <div style="font-size:10px;text-align:center;background-color:#ffd;color:#f33">If the terriers and bariffs are torn down, this economy will grow - G. Bush

      by superscalar on Thu Sep 16, 2010 at 03:18:46 PM PDT

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