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  1. reflexblue

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    And now they will start deepwater drilling again in the Gulf, can anyone say Haliburton did it????
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    I read BP is pushing to get a permit to go back to the Gulf, NFWay
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    I've said it before: the agency problem in corporate governance has been our undoing. See: 2008 financial collapse, bonuses for Fannie and Freddie execs, etc.

    Pay Without Performance: The ... - Google Books
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    Very serious, deep water drilling by BP is starting soon.. Haliburton has a piece of this pie.
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    So now we blame the cops when someone commits a crime?

    Got it...:mad:
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    History is a decent teacher.

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    2. a ruthlessly powerful U.S. capitalist or industrialist of the late 19th century considered to have become wealthy by exploiting natural resources, corrupting legislators, or other unethical means.

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    I'm still surprised that people think corporate CEOs are on the same side as the average American. Sheep believe that kind of nonsense.
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    Huh? Are Boards of Directors supposed to be the cops in this scenario?

    Google "agency problem".
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    This news should shock 0% of us.

    The new American Dream should read "Fukc up, go bankrupt, destroy the Earth, get PAID (unless you are middle class....then sorry)"
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    "sit down, shut up and be grateful Republicans keep you safe at night!!"

    has become

    "sit down, shut up, and be grateful we're raping the earth for your Escalade!"
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    The earth is angry at the way it has been treated...
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    Hey, my Escalade's a hybrid, so I'm cool. :rolleyes:

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