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    Default Boeing and Bombardier

    I found this pretty informative.

    They left out a few things that I think are pretty important, but all in all it sums it up pretty well.

    Boeing tried to leverage the current political climate to kill a far superior technology, that employs 22,000 US manufacturing jobs. And if Boeing gets it's way that exactly what will happen.

    Is this what capitalism looks like now?
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    Dec 2003


    It's what capitalism has always looked like: who can buy better influence. It's never been about the better product winning - if it were, we'd still see Tucker as an automobile manufacturer.

    And **** Boeing for that ******* move. But it's nice to know that our regulatory commissions are still the best that money can buy.
    If the radiance of a thousand suns were to burst forth at once in the sky, that would be like the splendor of the Mighty One... I am become Death, the destroyer of worlds.


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