Welcome to European Tribune. It's gone a bit quiet around here these days, but it's still going.
It is interesting from this vantage point.  

Personally I think they are all up to no good...  Billionaires, that is.  

But America def. has a double standard when it comes to whom we'd rather do business with.  Heck, much of our business is done in India.  Doesn't matter what the business ethics are.  It's India.  It's our new best friend.  Give em all the nukes & jobs they want.  Anyway, I'd be impressed if we gave a Russian company a gigantic stake in one of our largest companies, or at least if it were all over the news.  Or if they did, it would be analyzed politically, whereas with India it's good old fashioned capitalism & globalization at work.  (Not to mention that I don't think our gov't would look highly upon one of Putin's cohorts buying control of an American company, bail out or not...  Just speculation...)

Those who can make you believe absurdities can make you commit atrocities. -Voltaire

by p------- on Mon May 29th, 2006 at 10:32:51 AM EST


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