Apology accepted, Lewis.
As for some sort of regulations needing to exist for businesses that
don't do business with the government, but which somehow have near
monopoly power and because of that apply unfair trade practices against
their competitors - you know, I can't think of any examples like that,
but this potential is the reason for my "last resort" power to "sponsor"
The opportunity cost to the community of people who never go into
business or who never employ people, for no other reason than that the
monolith of law and regulation is too frightening to contemplate, must
be at least as much as that part of the economy destroyed through the
taxation / welfare industry.
> -----Original Message-----
> From: elpresidente235 [mailto:elpresidente235@...]
> Sent: Friday, 1 August 2003 1:43 AM
> To: WorldCitizen@yahoogroups.com
> Subject: [WorldCitizen] Anti-trust laws. Was Re: Separate
> business and government
> So what you're saying is that the US government should simply take
> their business elsewhere as a punishment for unfair business
> practices. This is an idea I like, although I am wondering how other
> companies would be reigned in that never do business with the
> government (because they don't provide anything that the government
> needs). It would seem that some sort of regulations would still have
> to exist.
> By the way, I apologize for calling you a lunatic.