I’ve Got a Question
Isn’t a generally accepted principle here in the US that monopolies are pretty much bad things?
I mean it’s something that most folks here seem to agree on regardless of their political persuasion. Those who shade toward the conservative side see competition as beneficial for the economy. And folks with a more liberal outlook generally see behemoth corporations as undesirable.
And didn’t the US government spend something like 8 years in court to break up the monopoly that AT&T had over out nation’s communication system?
I’m sure they spent a ton of our tax dollars on that.
They Say That Breaking Up Is Hard To Do
Where I lived we weren’t too affected one way or the other by the break up. We happened to live in a very rural part of Upstate New York and our family somewhat affectionately called our local phone company, Taconic Telephone, Rinky-dink Tel. [Read more…]