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If only real people had the privilege corporations are granted

Corporations are creations of government. If BP spills oil in the Gulf of Mexico, its CEO gets to retire a multimillionaire on a yacht. If a real person spills oil in the Gulf of Mexico, he goes to jail. Why? Because government steps in and absolves that corporate CEO of all personal liability. That's an uneven playing field. You can't have a free market where real people compete against corporations. Why do we "need" corporations? If you hire a plumber, who's going to do a better job -- the independent plumber with his own business or some lackey a plumbing corporation sends? Likely, the independent plumber will do a better and cheaper job. America isn't great because of McDonald's and Staples. It became great because of independent businessmen like that plumber. Walmart can ship sweatshop-made junk from Red China across 6000 miles of ocean and sell it cheap in their stores. You try to ship something yourself from Red China. You'll pay an arm and a leg for shipping and be hit with duty. Walmart isn't playing on a level playing field against real people. They get special breaks the government gave them with globalist trade deals. When Obama said "you didn't build that", he was correct in that corporations don't exist without government help.