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One of the Republicans' chief arguments for policy is to let the free market do its work.  Well, now it's time for us to game the free market.  If we believe as heavily in the concept of civil liberties, we need to take out ads and promote Qwest as the constitution-loving telecommunications company.  The company that values the individual and his or her freedoms.

So what do we do?  Switch to Qwest if we can.  If there's another telco who didn't "cooperate" with the government, promote that one as well.  Let people know about the telephone companies' scurrilious invasion of privacy.  Let these companies' business suffer.  I'd also contribute to an ad that listed the telecommunication companies that failed us and promoted the ones who didn't.

Let's prove that Hoyer, Rockefeller and their Republican friends are doing more damage than good to their cronies.  It's time to use the free market to reward good behavior and punish bad behavior.  What do people think?

EDIT:  Credo has been listed as a good service as well.

Originally posted to alkatt on Fri Jun 20, 2008 at 09:45 AM PDT.

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