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housewolf Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 11:40 PM
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Why corporations are not now and can never be persons
Corporations have no conscience. There's no inner voice that can say "STOP". There's no inner sense of right and wrong.

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Cannikin Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 11:44 PM
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1. I hate to say it, but there are many people like that as well.
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MedleyMisty Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 12:25 AM
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4. And people like that
are well suited to rise to the top of corporations.
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rug Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Tue Nov-22-11 11:45 PM
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2. Corporations can no more be a person than a mask be a face.
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Gregorian Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 12:23 AM
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3. Agreed. But I'll wager the attorneys can argue that they do.
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Kablooie Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 02:19 AM
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5. Neither did Ted Bundy and he was a person.
So corporations can be persons but only if they are serial killers.
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Kennah Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 03:01 AM
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6. There's no body to incarcerate
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dballance Donating Member (460 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Wed Nov-23-11 03:21 AM
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7. Just as much conscience as Penn State Coaches/Admins & Pedophile Priests/eom
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