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Originally posted by Pervius
Class Actions are used to absolve a guilty party of a crime....with minimal costs to that guilty party.
Plus Lawyers walk away with over half of any Class Action Suit's winnings.
Class Action= fail.
Originally posted by grey580
reply to post by haarvik
Now all your money will go to the lawyers litigating your class action.
Enjoy your $10 dollars.
Don't spend it all in one place.
Originally posted by illuminatislave
And then the courts will throw the suit out.
You think that these people will let you sue to get your money back?
We've all been robbed
Originally posted by sonofliberty1776
This is my country. My home. I would prefer to fix it if possible. Leaving would be a last resort. If the US dies, where do you go? Seriously. I have been to many countries, and none match the US. Even now, in our fallen state, we are still a better place to live that most of the world.
Originally posted by CaDreamer
do like i do, i plan to retire in another country that isn't as screwed up.
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