[rollei_list] Re: OT: Zeiss Agencies and French optics being nationalized

>> .. that firm eventually being nationalized by the Blum excuse for a responsible government....


You are right, Marc, nationalizing a private company !
What a typical French attitude of the Old Continent !
Or even worse: imagine asking the taxpayer to pay for the debt of a private company ! My Goodness !
Only French Socialists allied with Communists could no that !
"They" did it in France in 1936, then after WW-II in 1945 (the French National Railways for example) and again in 1981 under President Mitterand's governement ! You are lucky, in the New World, you'll never see one of your governements doing something similar ! ;-);-)

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Emmanuel in France
(who used to believe in the good old days following the collapse of the Comecon in 1990, that the free market could self-regulate itself, bringing "milk and honey to all our public fountains" to quote a famous Russian proverb)


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