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Yes, that southern border. And yes there is evidence of ''progressive values, open borders,'' being at cause. But is it really?
Sure. It does. But it also has no mechanism within it's philosophy other than the ''hidden hand'' of competition to keep that aspect of competition active. Once it has been allowed to go beyond the competitive stage, to get so out of balance in favor of the big winners the competitiveness goes out the door. The bigger fish buys out the smaller fish and consumes it or just puts the innovative aspects of that competition on a shelf eliminating the competition.
I agree also on the limits that taxation place on smaller businesses and the hidden cost to consumers. As well, regulations need enforcement to insure compliance. But here, that laziness you refer to is also in play in that when the lazy do manage to get ahead, that laziness can and does continue in how they act. Without regulations those lazy business leaders would take everything they can for as little effort as possible and that includes poisoning the environment, selling product that makes consumers fat and backing an industry that actively provides cigarettes knowing full well that that product kills people and leaves others handicapped for life.
originally posted by: TerryMcGuire
a reply to: Lumenari
So New York city, San Francisco and Los Angeles are suddenly the manufacturing hubs of the United States?
Quit acting stupid because you are not. You know what I was saying so why try to trivialize it huh?
These problems we face are not recent in inception,they go back before our grand parents were born, one problem compounding a previous problem.
i offered a perspective to the current situation that had not been mentioned and all you can do because it did chime in with the specifics you wish to strress is to critisize it with a stupid question like that. Then what did you do?
You turned to your old and hackneyed list of greivences you hold against your boogyman and repeat them like a good little soldier. Good job Lum...
originally posted by: TheRedneck
a reply to: burdman30ott6
That's a little harsh, burdman.
Remember, this is the first outbreak. Not the last one. We could see similar in Portland, Seattle, Minneapolis, Chicago, Detroit, New England. Baltimore. Philadelphia, Wilmington, etc. Miami may be spared since they have a lot of constrictors.
Not to mention, unless we could somehow quarantine an entire state (unlikely), people fleeing the desolation will spread their diseases to others.
originally posted by: RalagaNarHallas
a reply to: Wide-Eyes
i grew up in a town named the cats in california ,we had 6 growing up so we almost never had mice or rats . i wonder if LA rounded up all the stray cats or something