Subject: Re: street performer protocol
From: Brian Bartholomew <>
Date: Sat, 6 May 2000 04:20:10 -0400

Stephen writes:

> In the U.S., courts can't nationalize a company AFAIK; that must be
> done by Congress.

Walks like a nationalization, quacks like a nationalization.  If a
judge becomes the new CEO, and social goals replace business goals,
than what's the real difference?

Lynn Winebarger <> writes:

> I find laughable the notion that artificial legal entities, with no
> natural human rights, should be above equally harsh penalties for
> breaking the law, or, for that matter, that anyone would attach
> moral significance to it. It's ludicrous.

These artificial legal entities are chock full of innocent people,
both employees and stockholders.