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    anticipate or humanely address the impact of "fielding more and better machines to displace more manual or semi-skilled work," because there are no ethics or morals built into the market.

    That's why government must address these and other market issues by imposing a Mixed Economy, because private interests will not. Strong regulations and enforcement are needed to mitigate inevitable legal and illegal exploitation of resources, human and otherwise.

    Frankly, I'd rather take down Exxon or Goldman Sachs, the way we're taking down RushBeckistan, than elect another "better" Democrat who's going to wind up singing for the bankster choir.

    by Words In Action on Sun Apr 28, 2013 at 09:01:24 AM PDT

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