The men who built america

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  1. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    ia awesome as fuck on the history channel, running thro until the 8pm final tonight...interesting shit on vanderbilt, rockerfeller, carneigie, etc etc with commentary by rich business guys of today.its very well done & even motivational seeing what those guys were up gainst building their respective businesses.they run thro henry ford in the final tonight.
     
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    re: monopolies :coffee:
     
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    Corporatist propaganda. :nocoffee:
     
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    They didn't build that.
     
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    i saw the first 2 but missed carneige...

    interesting series

    will watch ford tonight
     
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    been watching

    very well done :up:
     
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    funny thing, not one of these men ever took a dollar from the government
     
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    They all voted Republican :usa:
     
  9. Gomez

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    I think back then it was the Whigs or some shit
     
  10. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    carneige is on now, just started
     
  11. Onion

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    Agreed.
     
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    It doesnt matter how they vote. They are the shadow Government for either party.
     
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    just dvr'd it thanks


    football rules on sundays
     
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    As it should be :coffee:
     
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    can I talk to you about something bro?
     
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    back then the Republican Party was called the Democratic Party.
     
  17. stripes

    stripes Active Member Banned User

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    when rockerfeller passed vanderbilt as the richest guy, his net worth =225billion in todays $ i think they said.
     
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    [​IMG]
     
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    The people that are bringing it down

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    J.P. Morgan gave the government a loan to stave off a depression. Now that's ballin'.