Editorial Cartoon: Tea Party Burgers

  • Article by: STEVE SACK , Star Tribune
  • Updated: August 6, 2011 - 5:22 PM
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aspartzAug. 6, 11 5:24 PM

Why is it the government that is expected to do the inspecting? Why not have a private company set standards and then charge the producers for a seal of approval?

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methinkingAug. 7, 11 7:41 AM

Another stupid liberal cart00n!

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gadflyAug. 7, 1111:35 AM

aspartz... So you want a private company to perform the inspections, and you want them to be paid by the companies they're inspecting? No conflict of interest there...

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rabiddemAug. 7, 11 9:53 PM

"another stupid liberal cartoon!" My, my, what an insightful and thought-provoking comment from such an intellectual! I bet you lettered in debate back in high-school, or...hey...six year old...that's some pretty good keyboarding there!

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aspartzAug. 9, 1110:24 PM

"So you want a private company to perform the inspections, and you want them to be paid by the companies they're inspecting? No conflict of interest there..."------------- Kosher is not government controlled nor inspected. Underwriters Laboratories are not government controlled. This system seems to work well for other industries, why should food be controlled by the federal government.

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gadflyAug. 10, 1112:56 PM

"This system seems to work well for other industries" You mean like in the financial industry, where Lehman Brothers had an "investment-grade" rating on the day before it went bankrupt?

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edghereAug. 14, 11 9:11 PM

Huh. Wall Street is a govt inspected entity. You fool. What kind of a comment is that in support of Federal inspection.youvt is the problem. You are just proving our point that the govt is the problem; not the solution when it comes to inspections. Wow. You goota think man.

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edghereAug. 14, 11 9:18 PM

Let's see now. Who "inspects" and regulates the financial industry. Oh yes, that'd be the GOVERNMET.

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edghereAug. 14, 11 9:27 PM

Actually the govt (SEC, etc.) and private companies (Moodys, etc.) "inspect" Wall Street. But the govt regulates and inspects Wall Street. Moodys and other just rate. So where to lay blame. Difficult to say. Both. But I place it far more on Uncle Sam for sure since they "inspect" (police) and regulate. Moodys and others only rate. SO the Federal govt is considered by most as having the primary responsibility.

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