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Corporate scandals cause unemlpoyment

This candidate has been unemployed as a result of WorldCom/MCI's corporate fraud and knows all about being unemployed. The scandals that large corporations commit and get away with at the expense of the average worker, is gross and distasteful and extremely rude. Most of the layoffs at WorldCom for instance, were because of the scandal. At the same time, many of the officers are still in the company, which simply changed its name back to MCI. Can a leopard change his spots? The sad thing is that the government basically bailed out the company and now the company has Billions of dollars in cash while its stockholders, etc. sues for pennies on the dollar in class action suits. This kind of behavior is what is helping our country lose so many jobs.
Source: Campaign website, www.dude.us Oct 5, 2004

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