John Stossel Show

PapaPaul febboy at IX.NETCOM.COM
Wed Feb 4 08:35:14 MST 1998

Yes, and I loved the spot he had the previous night
pitting TJ Rodgers (Cypress Semiconductor) against
that busybody nun who insisted that Rodgers put a fem
on his Board.  It was delicious to see nonsense get
its ass kicked.

BTW, Turner on this occasion and on others looked to
me like he is jealous as hell that Bill Gates is
orders of magnitude smarter and wealthier than he is.


At 09:27 AM 2/4/98 -0500, Gary Freitag wrote:
>Did anyone see John Stossel last night?  What a show!  It debunked the
>notion that there is something inherently evil and wrong about being
>rich and greedy, that people who have amassed wealth also have brought
>great benefits to others, that those benefits seem to far out weigh the
>negatives, and that these people have not simply taken a larger portion
>of the pie, but have increased the size of it.  He essentially showed
>that despite the "gut feel" we have that something is wrong or evil
>about desiring to be rich (except in the case of government where
>people have simply taken a larger piece of the pie), that greed is not
>on the same level as theft or other crimes for which we have laws for.
>I hope everyone was able to see this show.
>gfreitag at

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