- 1)McKinley not assassinated...
2)Teddy Roosevelt decides to run for reelection, 1908.
3)Bull Moose Teddy wins, 1912.
4)Russians win Russo-Japanese War.
5)Franklin Roosevelt dies of polio, 1920.
6)Warren Harding dies, 1919.
- Exactly what I am getting at. Besides competition is healthy and necessary for a viable economy. Not one propped up and in danger of collapsing if a linchpen is pulled.
Henrik Krog <estrup@...> wrote:
On Wed, 08 Dec 2004 06:28:57 -0000, H. Torrance Griffin
> > Bill Gates doesn't make it impossible to compete, he merely either
> > pays you not to or makes a product that is so ubiquitous that it
> > is difficult.
> Problem is, there are businesses (Power Generation, Railroads) that
> lend itself to monopolies and/or oglarchies. Without outside
> restraint what can these fellows not do to erect barriers to entry.
Without monopolies/oligarchies, you actually get those kinds of
barriers. Picture a country that has multiple competing power grids
(AC, DC, 110V, 220V and so on), fex.
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