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Old January 6th, 2013, 09:23 PM   #41
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'worse person'
Don't think there is a worse person than Henry Ford, I could think of plenty.
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Old January 6th, 2013, 10:45 PM   #42
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Don't think there is a worse person than Henry Ford, I could think of plenty.
In the auto industry at the time?
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Old January 16th, 2013, 05:24 PM   #43
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I don't know, a Nazi traitor building tanks for Germany and using the money to fund the American Nazi Party and an abortive coup seems pretty bad to me.
Might as well throw Porsche out there too, he was designing Nazi tanks.
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Old January 17th, 2013, 07:04 AM   #44
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In the auto industry at the time?
Why does that stipulation exist? Why not just say people named Henry ford living in Michigan.
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Old January 17th, 2013, 08:46 AM   #45
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Why does that stipulation exist? Why not just say people named Henry ford living in Michigan.
Because you were talking about car companies...
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Old January 17th, 2013, 02:46 PM   #46
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Because you were talking about car companies...
no they weren't, it was about men who built America.
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Old January 17th, 2013, 07:31 PM   #47
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no they weren't, it was about men who built America.
Perhaps if Henry Ford didn't create a car company a worse person would have.
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Old January 17th, 2013, 08:00 PM   #48
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Perhaps if Henry Ford didn't create a car company a worse person would have.
Or another person would have had another impact on history.
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Old January 17th, 2013, 08:49 PM   #49
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Or another person would have had another impact on history.
I'm just reminding you what you said that prompted the response I gave.
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I'm just reminding you what you said that prompted the response I gave.
I just don't know when it switched from the general men of wealth to auto manufactures. We were talking about Carnegie and jp Morgan. They were not in the auto manufacturing industry.
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Old January 18th, 2013, 10:04 AM   #51
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Aside from Vanderbilt (and probably due to ignorance), all men I despise. I think I'll skip their glorification by the Hitler and UFO Channel.
Do you despise them because they achieved?

Or do you despise them because your liberal teachers fed that to you as part of your indoctrination?
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Old January 18th, 2013, 10:28 AM   #52
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Do you despise them because they achieved?

Or do you despise them because your liberal teachers fed that to you as part of your indoctrination?
Seriously misterveritis, do you drop in here just to type dribble?


Or is it possible we could gain something from your perspective beyond veiled insult and regurgitated talking points full of angry vile.

Because if you cannot offer something worthwhile to this forum...
There is no reason to allow you to play here.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 08:33 AM   #53
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Do you despise them because they achieved?

Or do you despise them because your liberal teachers fed that to you as part of your indoctrination?
I take exception to this idea that the robber-barons sitting on top of the pyramid actually personally achieved anything, apart from unjustly receiving the the rewards and plaudits for the hard work of the masses they oppressed. The immigrant workers who built the railroads were the ones who achieved something, not JP Morgan, the villain who took advantage of an unjust system to get rich.
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I take exception to this idea that the robber-barons sitting on top of the pyramid actually personally achieved anything, apart from unjustly receiving the the rewards and plaudits for the hard work of the masses they oppressed. The immigrant workers who built the railroads were the ones who achieved something, not JP Morgan, the villain who took advantage of an unjust system to get rich.

I wonder then...do you compliment the chef for an amazing meal?

And if so, would such a meal be possible without the kitchen, building, or pay he receives to create his art?

Is the restraunt owner also a robber baron?
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Old January 20th, 2013, 10:06 AM   #55
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I wonder then...do you compliment the chef for an amazing meal?
That depends.

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And if so, would such a meal be possible without the kitchen, building, or pay he receives to create his art?
This is not a relevant question, I'm afraid.


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Is the restraunt owner also a robber baron?
Not always. It depends on if he came by it honestly.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 05:02 PM   #56
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Seriously misterveritis, do you drop in here just to type dribble?

Or is it possible we could gain something from your perspective beyond veiled insult and regurgitated talking points full of angry vile.

Because if you cannot offer something worthwhile to this forum...
There is no reason to allow you to play here.
Why do you despise the great men who built the nation? Why?
Do you choose to threaten me? Awesome.
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Old January 20th, 2013, 05:04 PM   #57
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I take exception to this idea that the robber-barons sitting on top of the pyramid actually personally achieved anything, apart from unjustly receiving the the rewards and plaudits for the hard work of the masses they oppressed. The immigrant workers who built the railroads were the ones who achieved something, not JP Morgan, the villain who took advantage of an unjust system to get rich.
Have you read any of their biographies? I have. They were outstanding, flawed personalities. They achieved greatness. The guy swinging the hammer, well, he did what he was capable of doing. He used his muscles to work to earn a meager living.

So why do you despise them?
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