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If Corporations Aren’t People, How Can They Be Greedy?
Mitt Romney has taken a lot of flak from the general press for his statement that corporations are people. John Hinderaker responds:
The managers who run any company have a fiduciary duty to try to maximize returns for their company’s owners–that is to say, profits. If a company’s executives decided not to be “greedy,” but rather to operate their company at a break-even level so as to avoid profit, they would be violating their legal duties and would be subject to shareholder lawsuits.
Is this “greed?” Of course not. It is progress. Do liberals really want the rest of us to be lazy; to be uncompetitive; to squelch change; to be inefficient and to pass the costs of that inefficiency on to our customers? Well, yes, actually, they do–just as the federal government passes the costs of its inefficiency on to its customers, the taxpayers.
Violence is Coming
Andrew Breitbart explains why he thinks that violence will be coming from the Occupy movement. The rhetoric anticipates violence. Many videos made at the protests attest to that.
All Huffy, Joe Biden Stands By Rape Reference to GOP
A reporter from Human Events asked Joe Biden about his comments that the number of sexual assaults would increase if Republicans don’t sign on to Barack Obama’s jobs proposal. Slow Joe went ballistic. The Bidens of this world are not accustomed to being questioned by the press about their nonsense