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26. Re: etc. Aug 21, 2012, 18:12 Beamer
jdreyer wrote on Aug 21, 2012, 17:46:
Matshock wrote on Aug 21, 2012, 14:31:
Beamer wrote on Aug 21, 2012, 13:15:
Matshock wrote on Aug 21, 2012, 11:16:
...about the collapse of 38 Studios, which got a $75 million loan guarantee from the state in 2010.

I agree, only a dunce would invest $75 million taxpayer dollars in a start up headed up by an athlete during a depression in a state with a toxic business climate.

Another monument to Amerikan fascism...

Nice k. Now how is this fascism?

I'm glad you asked. The original term was coined by Benito Mussolini-
fascism being the combination of words federal and capitalism- so, essentially federally controlled capitalism.

I'm using the word according to its origins rather than the Orwellian newspeak you may be accustomed to.

Now there's a bit of license in the sense that we in the USA also have supposedly sovereign states but I wouldn't be surprised if the loan was ultimately backed by the federal government anyway.

New London and Pfizer have a huge multi-million dollar empty field that used to be a neighborhood. That's another great example of Amerikan Fascism.

Dude, you live in New London?

No, he's just pulling that as an example of something really bad he thinks is fascism but isn't even remotely.

He's from Vegas.
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