>In all fairness, I suspect Polaroid will
>find some way to continue operations.
I would hope so--they're one of the "gutsiest" companies we have left in the
USA. A long-time favorite.
>Maybe they'll just get bought out and
>assimilated into some new mega upstart.
I don't think Kodak is strong enough (or willing) to do so--this might be a
test of my prognosticatory powers...if it happens, someone can tell me "I
told you so." :-)
>Sad to see American manufacturing concerns
>in such a sad state.
Totally agreed, Rafe. Not that they didn't partialy bring it on themselves
(but I'd select Polaroid as exception to that). IMHO, what the cure would be
is a world-wide "minimum wage law" that would put everyone on a more-level
playing field. Something like that might bring all workers up to something
comparable to EU and Japanese standards--American workers would appreciate
the raise, probably. And I'm already sorry I brought it up. ;-)
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