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5 Giant Corporations That Deserve A Special Thank You From All Americans

SterCrazy Wrote: Jul 29, 2012 2:33 AM
The Bell system was a government chartered monopoly from the start and state governments controlled their rates. The breakup of the company into regional monopolies opened the door for other companies to grab portions of the long-distance phone business. It was the cell-phone revolution - which was not as regulated - and the following VOIP internet phone businesses that really broke the home phone monopoly. If I want a traditional land line phone system, their is still just the Bell spin-offs and some minor regional carriers with copper wire phone infrastructure. Anyone with an internet connection can obtain phone service over the Internet. It's free-market competition that brought innovation and lower costs of service to all.

How often do you hear someone other than a paid spokesman say something nice about corporations? Very, very seldom. It's all "offshoring," "They're not paying their fair share," "They're not giving their employees enough," -- and on and on it goes. Even when corporations do something good, they usually don't get so much as a "thank you." Sadly, that's not surprising. After all, as Wilt Chamberlain once said, "Nobody pulls for Goliath.” Well, today, at least one person has something nice to say about a few big corporations.

1) Chick-Fil-A: Until recently, Chick-Fil-A was best known for making the world's...