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So much Blue Vs Red: Fake Competition

Remember the 3D comic books? The drawings were in blue and red and doubled over each other, and when you put on the plastic "3D glasses" that had one red and one blue lens, the drawings become one, jumping out at you.

I bring up the old blue and red 3D comics because I've observed something very interesting in our environment; competing entities with the opposing blue and red colors. From the Democrats (blue) and Republicans (red), Coca-Cola (red) and Pepsi (blue), AT&T (blue) and Verizon (red), and Target (red) vs. Walmart (blue), they all choose these colors. Why? There must be a reason. What is significant about blue and red? Sure there are other competitions that choose other colors, but the large ones choose those.

One thing I know from working for one of these companies, is that none of them are really competing with each other. For example, Pepsi and Coke have an "arrangement" that they will not sell there product below a certain price, and that they work with each other when going on sale. If you notice when you go to the market, you rarely see them on sale at the same time, and the type of sales are very similar (3 for $9.99, or 2 for $5). The reality, they all work together, just like our politicians (with the exception of a few like Ron Paul).

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Funny

But whenever I'm caught between any of these Red VS. Blues, I come out black and blue.

Frankly, I'm a bit sore about them all. Which is why +1

God Bless
Stēkō

Drew, by the very grace of GOD through the blood of Christ Jesus.
"there shall come after us men whom shall garner great wealth using our system, and having done so shall seek to slam the door of prosperity behind them." George Washington

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I hate the old conflicts;

Old v Young
Black v White
Men v Women
Rich v Poor

How about we just narrow it down to;

Just v Unjust

Lord Acton, Lord Chief Justice of England, 1875 - "The issue which has swept down the centuries and which will have to be fought sooner or later is the People v. The Banks."

I agree

Just vs unjust, or freedom vs slavery :)

You forgot CVS(Red) Rite Aid

You forgot
CVS(Red) Rite Aid (blue)
Lowes(blue)Home Depot(orange)lol close enough.
Dr.Paul represents the small pharmacies,small hardware stores,small farmers and small businesses that are all quickly disapearing.

Who downloads a good post like this?

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umm

me. ;)

sorry, that's not what I meant. lol

I meant, who down VOTES a good post like this. :)

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Bump

thanks for the bump

thanks

Interesting

I'll have to look into more about this.