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A Company Liberals Could Love
New York Times, by Ross Douthat

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Posted By:Judy W., 7/7/2014 6:56:56 AM

FOR a generation now, liberals have bemoaned the disappearance of the socially conscious corporation, the boardroom devoted to the common good. Once, the story goes, America’s C.E.O.s recognized that they shared interests with workers and customers; once wages and working hours reflected more than just a zeal for profits. But then came Reagan, deregulation, hostile takeovers, and an era of solidarity gave way to the age of Gordon Gekko, from which there’s been no subsequent escape. There are, however, exceptions: companies that still have a sense of business as a moral calling, which can be held up as examples to

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That company, of course, is Hobby Lobby.

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: M2, 7/7/2014 7:58:59 AM     (No. 9913518)

And liberals seem to be preparing the ground for this kind of expansive conflict — by making sharp distinctions (as the White House’s mandate exemptions did) between the liberties of congregations and the liberties of other religious organizations, by implying that religion’s “free exercise” is confined to liturgy and prayer,...

CHALLENGE TO LIBERALS: Make this same argument with Muslims and see how that works for you.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: jglas, 7/7/2014 11:18:24 AM     (No. 9913751)

To liberals religion is the opiate of the people. Their goal, which they have to achieve or they never will establish the control they seek, is to remove religion´s influence and substitute their own in the form of the state . . . likewise for the enterprise. Churches, businesses and in fact most non-state institutions must be seen as taking advantage of or misguiding people for their own benefit while only the state cares for people´s well being. Their attack is two pronged, destroy or control non state institutions while making as many people dependent on the state as possible. They have been very successful in the last few years. Most people do not see what is happening because it´s all smothered in benevolent sounding propaganda but it all ends with total control by the state.

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