posted on Nov, 4 2012 @ 06:37 PM
reply to post by gladtobehere
often capitalized : a political philosophy, movement, or regime (as that of the Fascisti) that exalts nation and often race above the individual
and that stands for a centralized autocratic government headed by a dictatorial leader, severe economic and social regimentation, and forcible
suppression of opposition
No...and nothing I said was remotely close to it. I'm getting a little sick of being called names those using it can't even fit properly to context.
There are terms for my outlook on HELPING each other during a time of dire need and not SCREWING each other to all possible extent. However...Facism
isn't among those that even remotely apply.
Now then... I don't care if he waited for a year to buy it. He's pimping off his fellow citizens in their time of need. Who is buying his gas? Does
he know? Does he care? Is it a mother trying to keep kids warm back home with a generator? Perhaps more pressing than that?
It doesn't really matter though...because money is a FINITE thing right now and what he takes, cannot be replaced for those having it taken. Price
Gouging laws are made specifically for this and recognize the UNIQUE circumstances of natural disaster or other major social upheaval. It's not a
system that applies or SHOULD apply outside the conditions that come from a major disaster or similar disruption at all levels of society.
The only difference between that scumbag and the looters in some areas after dark every night is that he doesn't physically hurt them and actually,
likely, smiles while he robs them. The looters are at least up front and don't make pretense for what THEY are.
(I'm shocked anyone on ATS
defends things like this during such a time of need and suffering. How cold.)