[OT] Re: [linux-audio-user] Re: [linux-audio-dev] RME is no more

Dave Phillips dlphilp at bright.net
Sun Dec 12 16:16:13 EST 2004


  I'd like to put this thread in a coffin and drive in the last nail:

    USians opining about socialism is as ludicrous as USians opining 
about democracy.

  Now, if you wanna know about corporate plutocracies, *that* we can 
discuss better than anyone else on this planet.

  "You are a slave, Neo."



Shayne O'Connor wrote:

>> That's not to say we should be 
>>naive about market forces, but there's no need to wheel out tired old truisms 
>>in their defence. I do uphold your right to be horribly misled, however. ;-)
>the basic, underlying flaw with capitalism and the "free" market is that
>it cannot sustain itself - we will start to see this more and more as
>governments privatise more and more social services and utilities ...
>after all, there is only so much you can charge for, say, the price of a
>phone call ... and once you've hit the ceiling of how much you can
>charge, then there's only so far you can cut back your services ....
>actually, someone should tell this to tesltra ...
>i love it when these lists get woefully off-topic :)

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