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Old Oct 13, 2011, 11:54 AM
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Yet another company with ties to the progressive left hiding profits off shore.

If these people really did support the paying of higher taxes by corporations, why are they laundering their profits off shore so as to avoid paying taxes?

http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2011-1...oid-taxes.html
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 12:36 PM
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"Yet another..."? Don't ALL multinational corps do that?

(Many of ours here do that.. )

(Of course Goat would probably say that such "ensuring you keep the money you make" activities are right and proper for them! )
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 01:05 PM
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"Yet another..."? Don't ALL multinational corps do that?

(Many of ours here do that.. )

(Of course Goat would probably say that such "ensuring you keep the money you make" activities are right and proper for them! )
Don't get me wrong ... I have no issues with Google doing what they do. I just find it ironic that a company who's motto is "Do no evil" and who's CEOs have supported higher taxes, practices legal tax evasion. Perhaps they support higher taxes, because they know that they can legal avoid paying them any way?
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 01:06 PM
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another great example would be Warren Buffet ... he wants to increase taxes on the rich ... and yet his company owes as much as a billion in back taxes.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 01:07 PM
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And the GREED on the BUS goes round and round, round and round!..
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 01:09 PM
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Buffet's legacy, a TAX names after him.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 01:11 PM
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"Yet another..."? Don't ALL multinational corps do that?

(Many of ours here do that.. )

(Of course Goat would probably say that such "ensuring you keep the money you make" activities are right and proper for them! )
That is correct. But it does not apply to people who attack doing so and then do it.
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 01:12 PM
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another great example would be Warren Buffet ... he wants to increase taxes on the rich ... and yet his company owes as much as a billion in back taxes.
Why not decrease his secretaries taxes, if the inequality is the problem? Or pay her more in such a way as to lower her taxes like his?
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Old Oct 13, 2011, 02:10 PM
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here's another one for the progressive "raise my taxes" crowd

yep ... the Solyndra Tar Baby just keeps getting messier....

http://campaign2012.washingtonexamin...ro-taxes-years
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