Businesses exist to make money. They are amoral as far as creating or shedding jobs, sending jobs overseas or increasing workload; that is just taking care of business. The bottom line is always profit. There are no requirements for moral or ethical behavior, only profit.
No matter what was said about Mitt Romney while he was at Bain Capital, the fact remains that he was successful and made a lot of money. It was not necessarily his business to create jobs; he did that and also destroyed jobs in the course of making money.
Having said that and upsetting Democrats, I have to add that this is also the reason for strong state and federal laws to regulate businesses. The larger the business, the more regulations are needed, especially when businesses are involved in banking, investments and insurance.
If you think about it, even an ethical enterprise needs to know where the line is between making money and consumer protection. It is not a good idea to let them decide where the line is. If there are no decent regulations, plundering corporations will walk out of town with full pockets and we are left without homes or jobs.
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Don Sebelien, Richland