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Is that REALLY what the founding fathers envisioned? Of, for and by the people = ?
Motorola is the modern- day Titanic.
Motorola's board of executives should be drawn, quartered, imprisoned and all $$$ rec'd rescinded.
I imagine these people jumped off the plummeting plane ala Bugs Bunny while bearing no guilt, regret or shame.....and landed on a pile of $$$$.
Most of those companies didn't "shrink". They split into smaller entities, and if one took the value of the separate spun-off entities and totaled them up, one would find that the total worth of the companies would be higher than the initial value before splitting.
But, someone needed to create an article which would draw attention and a bunch of clicks and comments.
THAT WAY WE COULD HAVE MORE MONEY TO BAIL THEM OUT!!!!!
OF COURSE - FINDING SOME WAY TO DO THAT COULD REQUIRE SOME INTELLIGENCE TO BE UTILIZED BY OUR ALREADY INEPT GOVERNMENT!!!!!
Feds blow $100 billion a year on incorrect payments
The Department of Health and Human Services and the IRS are 2 of the biggest offenders, but the food stamp program is a success story.
Between 2002 and 2012, federal agencies spent more than half a trillion dollars ($688 billion) on payments that should never have been made.
Every year, according to their own record-keeping, the agencies that administer major federal programs are now paying out more than $100 billion improperly, and even though they're aware of the problem, they recover only a tiny fraction for taxpayers. This adds up to huge losses for the U.S. Treasury.
And for what it's worth--Did anyone notice the price of gas on the Marathon sign at the beginning of the "story"?
Obviously an old picture. Haven't seen those prices in quite a while.
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