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Comment 4 by msbav8r :

Comment 2 by Red Dog :

The big difference between the government and the corporations is that corporations don't have the power to deprive you of liberty and freedom if you don't purchase their products.

Sort of a late reply but one more thought: corporations are definitely going in that direction. Read Jeremy Skahill's book on Blackwater. Its a private corporate theocratic army with deep ties to the US government and CIA. Its one really f*ing scary book. Not just the things that Blackwater has done in Iraq where they used to routinely shoot civilians with no consequences and "use their guns like auto horns" But even in the US during the Katrina disaster Blackwater came in and turned the New Orleans area into the equivalent of a little corporate police state under Blackwater martial law.

Sun, 21 Aug 2011 17:44:12 UTC | #863014