WASP wrote:[font='Verdana']Arguments and positions are presented. Looks like it will be adjudicated. Too bad if it goes that way. No one wins except you know who.[/font]
My guess is that, outside a dozen or so of the major players, the typical Swiss Watch "Montres" doesn't provide much in the way of a facility that can be toured and photographed.
This is, after all, the age of Google Maps
and several of the Swiss brands I've checked out resemble a dead drop from a spy novel. Still, I buy their product and they're usually not subjected to abundant scrutiny and skepticism.
So what makes Doxa so "special"? To some extent I would guess that it's the sort of thread scrubbing and topic lockdowns that inspire skepticism. And, of course, there's John Vargas who, depending on one's outlook, is either a "whistle-blower" or a "loose cannon". Once you understand what's been scrubbed from the current discourse you may or may not change your opinion but you'll have a better grasp on where some are coming from. And right here some of it is - all the way from 2007: