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Fri Sep 21, 2012, 07:21 AM

17. We can't be on top and sell a product that is inferior or dishonest.

For the past 30 years businesses have held down the employees salaries while giving the CEOs massive bonuses for doing so.

Businesses have practiced the philosophy of - "DOn't leave any money lying on the table".
This means that if your customers are happy with the cost you are charging for your product or services then, you haven't charged enough.

Great example are Veterinarians: The charge thousands of dollars for procedures on a pet that originally cost $400. Do you have a twinge of outrage when I say that? Do you feel that your pet is a member of the family and you would pay whatever it costs to save the life of your family pet? That's the felling they are relying on so that they can charge you more and more money to save the life of the family pet. How many people take out loans in order to pay their vet bills? Now they have pet insurance so you will have the reserves to pay your vet bills.

We have been scammed for the past 30 years in order to benefit the "new world order" so that the salaries of the workers in the U.s. will begin to come in line with those salaries of the workers in less fortunate countries. Why then, aren't the salaries of the CEOs staying flat as well? Because they are the people who make the decisions regarding salaries - a dollar for you and a hundred for me!

It's the same idea as the Romney model - We shut down businesses and the consultants reap the benefits.

They cut benefits to the masses so they can give tax cuts to the wealthy.

The wealthy have benefited for the past 30 years. They've gotten extra money and lined their pockets. They thought the scam would never end and they're pissed that they can't continue to increase their incomes at the expense of the American people.

If you can fool 298 million people for 30 years you can certainly sell a product that is inferior and dishonest and there are many people who will still buy it.

Finally, look at how long it took ot figure out that our parent's training to respect and trust adults and people in positions of power was a scam? We had to learn to watch out for Priests, doctors, and police and we had to learn that everything you see on TV or written in the newspapers isn't the truth.

We were such nice trusting souls living quiet, inconsequential, "Norman Rockwell" lives.
Look at us now!
Are we better off than we were 30 years ago?

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