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Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:48 AM

Seen on Tubmlr: Obviously, they can afford to pay more in taxes

In fact, it would probably have cost them less in the long run.

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Reply Seen on Tubmlr: Obviously, they can afford to pay more in taxes (Original post)
gollygee Nov 2012 OP
Heidi Nov 2012 #1
TalkingDog Nov 2012 #2
ThomThom Nov 2012 #3
txdemsftw Nov 2012 #4
Aeroette Nov 2012 #5
allan01 Nov 2012 #6
BlueMan Votes Nov 2012 #7
krispos42 Nov 2012 #8
Coyotl Nov 2012 #9
meeshrox Nov 2012 #10
Whiskeytide Nov 2012 #11
DarleenMB Nov 2012 #14
xtraxritical Nov 2012 #16
Sherman A1 Nov 2012 #12
kag Nov 2012 #13
sebastianj333 Nov 2012 #15
WhoIsNumberNone Nov 2012 #17
dchill Nov 2012 #18
Royal Sloan 09 Nov 2012 #19
Blue_Tires Nov 2012 #20
progressoid Nov 2012 #21
pacalo Nov 2012 #22
flakey_foont Nov 2012 #23
L0oniX Nov 2012 #24
abelenkpe Nov 2012 #25
ErikJ Nov 2012 #26
horsedoc Nov 2012 #27
Cha Nov 2012 #28
WhatsGoodForAmerica Nov 2012 #29
FailureToCommunicate Nov 2012 #30
MrModerate Nov 2012 #31
colsohlibgal Nov 2012 #32
calimary Nov 2012 #33
caseymoz Nov 2012 #34
socialindependocrat Nov 2012 #35

Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:15 AM

1. Kick!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:40 AM

2. kick for logic

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:41 AM

3. true that

kick

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:41 AM

4. A-F*cking-Men!!!!

K/R!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:20 AM

5. Selfish bastards

Kick

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:22 AM

6. re:Seen on Tubmlr: Obviously, they can afford to pay more in taxes

bril. my dr and i discussed this very subject the other day and what a waste of money where instead that the corps could have spent all that money for living wages for the workers.man, if i was a share holder , id object to this kind of spending .

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:22 AM

7. after spending all that money- they're tapped out.

 

sorry...

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:30 AM

8. If they can afford to buy US Treasuries, they can afford to pay highter taxes.

They're quite willing to loan the US money, but not pay it in taxes. Ergo, they have the money, they just don't want to give it up.



Sort of like how poor people don't need any help because they can afford new sneakers. Or own a microwave oven.

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:48 AM

9. REC

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:52 AM

10. K&R

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:00 AM

11. Well, I like to look at it as...

... They spent billions stimulating the TV, radio and print industries. As well as the many pretend pundit, skewed statistician and unthinking tank jobs they created. The skin bronzer manufacturers and make-up artists did well too. And think of all the employees at Wikipedia who worked tirelessly to update the meaning of the word "rape" hourly for the last three months! We should be thanking them.

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Response to Whiskeytide (Reply #11)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:35 AM

14. Let's not forget

they own the media so they just laundered the money back into their own pockets.

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Response to DarleenMB (Reply #14)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:42 AM

16. At least it was in America and they will have tax liability for those profits.

 

How about taxing ALL US registered corporations profits no matter where in the world these profits are earned?

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:02 AM

12. Well Said!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:30 AM

13. In the immortal and insightful words of Buffy, the vampire slayer...

"Does the word 'duh' mean anything to you?"

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:36 AM

15. Well Said! KICK

what a bunch of hypocrites and phoneys!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:44 AM

17. K&R

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:45 AM

18. Logic.

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 12:25 PM

19. k & r, A very good ? for those GOP leaders, nt

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 02:31 PM

20. kick for truth

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 04:58 PM

21. fuckinA!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 07:08 PM

22. There you have it.

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 07:09 PM

23. Yes!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 07:10 PM

24. No shit!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 07:46 PM

25. K&R nt

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:39 PM

26. And Rove got 10% of it. nt

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 08:54 PM

27. K&R!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 09:50 PM

28. That's right you Greedy ol Plutocrats! nt

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 10:58 PM

30. The truth is strong with this one!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Thu Nov 8, 2012, 11:29 PM

31. To be fair . . .

They did do a lot of job creatin' in the television, radio, outdoor advertising and newspaper businesses. Maybe they thought that qualified as "doing their civic duty."

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 12:32 AM

32. The 1950s

If an individual top tax rate of 36 % or whatever would force CEOs to can people why weren't businesses going belly up all over the place in the 50s when the top rate was 91 or 92% each year? I'd like someone to pose that to Boehner and watch him squirm.

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 03:08 AM

33. KICK!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 05:17 AM

34. But those were investments!!

Really, they intended to make a profit from those. Unfortunately, they can't write it off as a business loss on their income taxes.

Considering they got nothing for all that money, that is, Citizens United backfired on them, they might actually come around to seeing that just shutting up and paying taxes would be cheaper.

Um, but that's a joke. Of course they won't.

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Response to gollygee (Original post)

Fri Nov 9, 2012, 07:16 AM

35. Now they have NO money for taxes or jobs because they spent it all on elections!

I guess that shows what would happen to our money
if we were to privatize!

Make Social Security UNTOUCHABLE!

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