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Old 09-09-2011, 09:07 AM
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Product of a free market.

http://www.democraticunderground.com/discuss/duboard.php?az=view_all&address=439x1899527

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Old 09-09-2011, 09:16 AM
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I wonder what sort of rewards you are being given for your continuous posting of propaganda on a car forum for your party. Or maybe your union buddies will assault you if you don't perform. Either way, it's obvious you don't think for yourself and your people are desperate!
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Old 09-09-2011, 09:52 AM
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That is a very interesting chart.
10fords--can't you find some other method of interaction besides personal attacks?
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:42 AM
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That is a very interesting chart.
10fords--can't you find some other method of interaction besides personal attacks?
Do you even read his posts? I try, but their banality usually makes me sleepy...
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Old 09-09-2011, 10:52 AM
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Great. Where a bank leaves off a credit union steps in.
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Old 09-09-2011, 11:03 AM
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That is a very interesting chart.
10fords--can't you find some other method of interaction besides personal attacks?
Some people are still waiting to be "trickled down upon".
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Most small businesses start off serving a specific market. The larger you get the more average you get. This leaves an underserved segment of the population. At some point someone realizes this and starts up a tiny little business serving this unmet niche.

Corporations are really good at making your average needs seem special while disregarding your more pressing needs.
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Old 09-09-2011, 12:35 PM
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Look at the auto and airline market to name a few others. Competition erodes, the smaller companies get run over or bought out by the more powerful and we end up with what we have now. Companies that put out below average products but are so large that they cannot be allowed to tank for fear of screwing up the economy.
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+1. Conspiracy theorist!
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Old 09-09-2011, 12:45 PM
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And yet the public's investment in these mega corps is justified by the premise of economic growth.

It may be an unpopular view, but screw the "growth at all costs" mantra. Don't buy garbage if it compromises quality.
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Old 09-09-2011, 12:50 PM
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Kinda makes me a bit sick. Vultures and maggots, every last one of them.
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If your sycophants in the Republicrat Party hadn't Tarped these bastards out of their pickle, they'd have been disassembled and sold in parts. But your pansies in office in 08 to the present day al drink the same Koolaide that says some things are too big to fail, so they bail out megabanks and car companies, keeping power centralized where they can control it.

Good job, party animals.
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Old 09-10-2011, 12:33 AM
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Here's your competition

Total Number of banks in the US.
By size of total deposits.
From the FDIC website
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The small city (~20k people) that I grew up in has no less than five local banks in addition to offices of the major banks. Competition is indeed pretty healthy.

(Local, meaning under 10 branches total, confined to NJ -- some of them having their only branch in town.)

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