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vortex86
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4/15/2016 1:48:51 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
https://www.yahoo.com...

Legitimate plan to thwart quasi-monopolies? Or perhaps a backdoor into more government control of businesses?

I'm not sure how effective they will be at increasing competition, but the example given was spot on (cable providers). However, stifling of quasi-monopolies thus far has been pretty inadequate (Airline Industry comes to mind). I will hope for the best.

We will see what comes of this. Any thoughts?
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4/15/2016 2:25:14 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 4/15/2016 1:48:51 PM, vortex86 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Legitimate plan to thwart quasi-monopolies? Or perhaps a backdoor into more government control of businesses?

I'm not sure how effective they will be at increasing competition, but the example given was spot on (cable providers). However, stifling of quasi-monopolies thus far has been pretty inadequate (Airline Industry comes to mind). I will hope for the best.

We will see what comes of this. Any thoughts?

You do know he is not even in the top ten of total EO by presidents. He will not beat Bush before leaving, and come NO WHERE near Reagan.
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4/15/2016 2:27:15 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 4/15/2016 2:25:14 PM, TBR wrote:
At 4/15/2016 1:48:51 PM, vortex86 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Legitimate plan to thwart quasi-monopolies? Or perhaps a backdoor into more government control of businesses?

I'm not sure how effective they will be at increasing competition, but the example given was spot on (cable providers). However, stifling of quasi-monopolies thus far has been pretty inadequate (Airline Industry comes to mind). I will hope for the best.

We will see what comes of this. Any thoughts?

You do know he is not even in the top ten of total EO by presidents. He will not beat Bush before leaving, and come NO WHERE near Reagan.

How is this relevant? I was talking about a specific EO not his number of EOs
Greyparrot
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4/15/2016 3:12:37 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 4/15/2016 2:27:15 PM, vortex86 wrote:
At 4/15/2016 2:25:14 PM, TBR wrote:
At 4/15/2016 1:48:51 PM, vortex86 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Legitimate plan to thwart quasi-monopolies? Or perhaps a backdoor into more government control of businesses?

I'm not sure how effective they will be at increasing competition, but the example given was spot on (cable providers). However, stifling of quasi-monopolies thus far has been pretty inadequate (Airline Industry comes to mind). I will hope for the best.

We will see what comes of this. Any thoughts?

You do know he is not even in the top ten of total EO by presidents. He will not beat Bush before leaving, and come NO WHERE near Reagan.

How is this relevant? I was talking about a specific EO not his number of EOs

That was truly a spastic response to the OP, even for TBR.
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4/15/2016 5:40:38 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 4/15/2016 3:12:37 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 4/15/2016 2:27:15 PM, vortex86 wrote:
At 4/15/2016 2:25:14 PM, TBR wrote:
At 4/15/2016 1:48:51 PM, vortex86 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Legitimate plan to thwart quasi-monopolies? Or perhaps a backdoor into more government control of businesses?

I'm not sure how effective they will be at increasing competition, but the example given was spot on (cable providers). However, stifling of quasi-monopolies thus far has been pretty inadequate (Airline Industry comes to mind). I will hope for the best.

We will see what comes of this. Any thoughts?

You do know he is not even in the top ten of total EO by presidents. He will not beat Bush before leaving, and come NO WHERE near Reagan.

How is this relevant? I was talking about a specific EO not his number of EOs

That was truly a spastic response to the OP, even for TBR.

I think the title of the thread itself may have been a little misleading to TBR about the actual conversation that was intended. "Increase Competition Executive Order" could easily be misconstrued to insinuate that Obama is making many executive orders to the point that he is now competing with other past presidents regarding how many times he makes executive orders, or in other words, how much he has increased competition.
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4/15/2016 5:49:30 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 4/15/2016 5:40:38 PM, imabench wrote:
At 4/15/2016 3:12:37 PM, Greyparrot wrote:
At 4/15/2016 2:27:15 PM, vortex86 wrote:
At 4/15/2016 2:25:14 PM, TBR wrote:
At 4/15/2016 1:48:51 PM, vortex86 wrote:
https://www.yahoo.com...

Legitimate plan to thwart quasi-monopolies? Or perhaps a backdoor into more government control of businesses?

I'm not sure how effective they will be at increasing competition, but the example given was spot on (cable providers). However, stifling of quasi-monopolies thus far has been pretty inadequate (Airline Industry comes to mind). I will hope for the best.

We will see what comes of this. Any thoughts?

You do know he is not even in the top ten of total EO by presidents. He will not beat Bush before leaving, and come NO WHERE near Reagan.

How is this relevant? I was talking about a specific EO not his number of EOs

That was truly a spastic response to the OP, even for TBR.

I think the title of the thread itself may have been a little misleading to TBR about the actual conversation that was intended. "Increase Competition Executive Order" could easily be misconstrued to insinuate that Obama is making many executive orders to the point that he is now competing with other past presidents regarding how many times he makes executive orders, or in other words, how much he has increased competition.

That's the great thing about the body of a post you can get further insight beyond the title. I realize if you suggest a person only reads the title and then posts that would be very telling.
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4/15/2016 6:53:33 PM
Posted: 7 months ago
At 4/15/2016 6:01:51 PM, vortex86 wrote:
No one has any opinions on this EO though? Positive or negative?

I think it's amazing how well Obama can tiptoe around the concept of deregulation, without actually saying that particular trigger word.

He truly knows how to moderate his speech.