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Soon after my partner refused their offer, he was arrested with a million dollar bail and our nightmare began.
The turning point of my life was when I became the defenses key witness and the prosecution made faces at me while I was on the witness stand as they tried to intimidate me.
As I discovered the hard way, contrary to my business school indoctrination, there is little that resembles a free market in the USA, particularly in its energy industry, and there has never been a truly free market, a real democracy, a free press, an objective history, a purely pursued scientific method, or any other imaginary constructs that our dominant institutions promote.