Category Archives: corporation

A Criminal

A criminal is a person with predatory instincts without sufficient capital to form a corporation. Howard Scott, quoted in the Idaho Observer (December 2001), requoted from What Liberals Believe, page 188, edited by William Martin Advertisements

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A Corporation Today

A corporation today can have an infinite lifespan. It doesn’t fear death. It doesn’t fear pain or incarceration. It doesn’t need fresh water to drink or clean air to breathe. It doesn’t need health care or retirement. It can own … Continue reading

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Corporations’ Changing Roles

Corporations…were designed by law, set up by the state, to serve the people, to build bridges and tunnels and roads. And now they are this Goliath that’s eating up the very entities, and having more power than the very entities, … Continue reading

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Corporations First Purpose

Corporations were not originally created to maximize profit to stockholders, as most people today believe. They were first created to serve the public interest, the public purpose. Ralph Estes, Tyranny of the Bottom Line (1996), quoted from What Liberals Believe, … Continue reading

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Profit Without Responsibility

Corporation. An ingenious device for obtaining individual profit without individual responsibility. Ambrose Bierce, Collected Works of Ambrose Bierce (1911), quoted from What Liberals Believe, page 143, edited by William Martin

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Corporations

If you’re looking to defraud, delude, double-cross, dupe, embezzle, fleece, gouge, hoodwink, hornswaggle, mislead, mug, rig, rip-off, sandbag, scam, screw, shaft, shortchange, snooker, or just plain sucker the public in the Grand American Tradition, you’ve got to have a corporation. … Continue reading

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