Serious U.S 2020 Presidential Elections

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  1. Poopship McGee

    Poopship McGee Old Stock Canadian | Psalm 14:1
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    "Andrew Carnigie, JP Morgan, and John D. Rockefeller dindu' nuffin'!"
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    shill more for corpo overlords, honestly shrike, didn't know this would be the hill you'd die on
     
  2. Shrike

    Shrike corn lord

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    a monopoly isn't a synonym to "big powerful corporation" or "corporation with majority market share"

    99,999% market share is still not a monopoly

    95% isn't

    60% isn't

    facebook isn't

    this is not an opinion matter it's just a fact

    don't know why you're fighting on this, i've never once said that big corporations with massive market shares is a good or bad thing, just that a very powerful corporation isn't a monopoly just because they have a big market share
     
  3. GenericPlayer

    GenericPlayer i like firetruck and moster truck

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    until there's a serious competitor to Facebook, I'd say it's a monopoly

    can't exactly call it a duopoly, or a oligopoly when you got that much dominance over the market

    no twitter isn't the same
     
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  4. Mogelix

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    I don't hold a monopoly, I simply hold 95% of the market share!
     
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  5. Poopship McGee

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    You're not persuasive because your argument is summed up by, 'if a company has 99.9999% of the market share, its not a monopoly', which is the smallest detail in comparison to the whole issue of 'Robber Barons'. If you would sooner say, 'well akschully, they're not a monopoly', than, 'yeah, I agree that we shouldn't have all this power concentrated in so few companies', then it can only be assumed you're shilling.
     
  6. Shrike

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    The only thing my argument consists of is "it's not a monopoly" because that is all that I'm saying

    My opinion is that I dislike huge megacorporations that smash into international markets and buy up competition because it limits consumer choice and influence. I think Google, Apple, Facebook, etc., all have too big market shares and aren't good entities for us consumers, but that's not what I'm arguing about here.

    I have only one argument to bring to this debate and it's "it's not a monopoly" because that is all I'm trying to say. They're not monopolies. They're not.
     
  7. Poopship McGee

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    Yes, but you could just as easily say that Carnegie Steel, the Standard Oil company, and JP Morgan were not monopolies, but everybody understands what people mean when they are referred to as monopolies.
     
  8. Angel

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    shrike thinking the dictionary definition of monopoly is the legal usage of the term is kinda cringe tbh
     
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  9. Komchan

    Komchan I think we should nuke everything
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    I think the only solution is a nuclear war.
    Like a proper big one, with nukes and stuff.
     
  10. Poopship McGee

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  11. Angel

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    wtf this guy reads nebulous current affairs???
     
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    The radiation or the bombs themselves will kill you before you can re-enact fallout.
     
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  13. Mogelix

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    BORN TO NUKE
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  14. Komchan

    Komchan I think we should nuke everything
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    that's the point
     
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  15. Mesa

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    I would just stop them
     
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  16. dee pixel

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    i am simply built different
     
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  17. Dallas

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    2 weeks till the election and im starting to get a little nervous about that money i put down on a trump reelection

    come on, cynicism, triumph again
     
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  18. Trains

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    gonna be an interesting all-nighter

    i do genuinely wonder how some of either side’s diehard supporters will react when someone loses, because i can’t see it going down without a hitch
     
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  19. Mogelix

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    yeah biden gone win cynicism is gone
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  20. GenericPlayer

    GenericPlayer i like firetruck and moster truck

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    does it count if he physically refuses to leave office
     
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