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Obama's Corporate Fool

bigdawgworking Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 8:56 AM
Well done. "Big business" and "Big Gov" are usually the same guys. And, they are both theives. But, the (low information voter) perception is that "Big Business" somehow represents capitalism. As noted in the article, nothing could be further from the truth. Recommendation for next article: big agribusiness and how they benefit from the liberals darling death tax. (Hint: big agribusiness gets to buy the family farm when the IRS tries to bankrupt the family after a family member dies).
DoctorRoy Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 9:39 AM
Well I'm no fan of big agribusiness either but I wasn't aware that small family farms were being decimated by the estate tax. You have any examples?
dwhite892 Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 11:33 AM
Read the Nebraska and Iowa newspapers for a week or call up the editors of rural area newspapers for a chat. Your eyes will bug out from what you learn. Wonder if GE or Monsanto owns any of the corporate farms?
FletchforFreedom Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 11:47 AM
Here's just one source.

http://www.cbo.gov/sites/default/files/cbofiles/ftpdocs/65xx/doc6512/07-06-estatetax.pdf

There has never been an argument that the estate tax does not devastate family farms and many small businesses as such estates tend to have a relatively low percentage of liquid assets (the bulk being in land and equipment). Instead, the effort by such organizations as the CBPP is to pretend that it's just not a big deal because it "only" affects about 5% of those sunject to estate taxes (as if that's any consolation to those that are effected). If it's not their ox being gored, that reason would interfere with their attempt to blame everything on the "rich" makes no difference to them.
FletchforFreedom Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 4:59 PM
Finished two already (and I stopped at Wal*Mart for some pizza while I was at it).

Gulp.

Aaaaaaaaaaaaahh. Smooth.
DoctorRoy Wrote: Dec 29, 2012 7:15 PM
Man I guess you don't have any Italian in you if you are eating Wal-Mart pizza. I challenge Wal-Mart and Herman Cain to a pizza making contest. I'd even let you be the judge. That's how confident I am.
BSsifter Wrote: Dec 30, 2012 2:56 PM
Where the hell have you been? This was the case when the death tax was such a killer before Bush did away with it. This is nothing new, just a revisit from the last time the death tax was sky high.

“Jim Jett always used to say that his brother was the damndest scoundrel that was ever borne,” drawled Abraham Lincoln, “but by the infinite mercy of providence he was also the damndest fool.”

Jeffrey Immelt, the modern version of Jim Jett’s brother and Chief Executive Officer of General Electric, should be fired.

Actually, if it’s possible, he should be fired twice: once because he’s a scoundrel and another time because he’s a fool.

As a fool and as a scoundrel, the guy has wonderful timing; timing that can only be attributed to the vast Left-Wing conspiracy that aims...