Comment: Add one more to the unemployed - ME!

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Add one more to the unemployed - ME!

I lost my job because of government interference in the free markets.

I worked for American Airlines. We were the only major carrier who did not use bankruptcy 9 years ago to stiff our creditors, lessors, vendors and shareholders.

But everyone else did - United, Continental, Delta, Northwest, U.S. Air (twice), America West.

The U.S. government allowed them to continue to operate and even set fares and prices in the same markets we serviced - minus all their debts (and even pension obligations which they threw on the backs of the taxpayer's too).

THEN - to top it off, the D.O.J. allowed all the bankrupt carriers to MERGE (United with Continental, Delta with Northwest, U.S. Air with America West).

This was the final nail in our coffin.

We finally capitulated 9 years later (last November) because the playing field was so un-level and declared bankruptcy too.

This week I lost my job of 27 years DIRECTLY because of immoral bankruptsy laws (backed by our government) which allows insolvent businesses to compete with those trying to do the right thing.

It's just like Donald Trump. He toots his horn about what a great businessman he is, but he too has used bankruptcy over and over to his benefit - while screwing his competition who otherwise might have survived.

U.S. bankruptcy laws are the very ESSENCE of IMMORALITY.

"We have allowed our nation to be over-taxed, over-regulated, and overrun by bureaucrats. The founders would be ashamed of us for what we are putting up with."
-Ron Paul