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New York Times Outs Apple, Enemy of the People, on Tax “Sidestep”

lemmi Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 12:00 PM
GM is the blueprint for an adored by the left corporation. Loose money for years, sign contracts with labor unions that doom you to failure, get bailed out by the government and taken over by the unions while investors get the shaft.
longball38884 Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 12:42 PM
The investors got the shaft when they started paying executives multi-millions in the mid 80's. I knew the retired VP in charge of production for the Pontiac motor division. He retired in 1984, his top salary had been $175k. By 1988, his replacement was earning $6 million. And he was LIVID. He was a big stock holder and had no qualms about how robbed he felt.
lemmi Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 1:23 PM
Lamebrain
The executive pay is petty cash compared to pensions and benefits paid to union thugs after retirement. do the math.
Dan107 Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 12:29 PM
For all those who claim that Obama saved the auto industry: The airlines declared bankruptcy and it didn't kill their industry. In fact, the airlines got out from under the thumbs of the unions that were bleeding them dry.
Magna Wrote: Apr 30, 2012 12:26 PM
And now GM will shipping many jobs and and much of the manufacturing overseas -and even producing the Caddie overseas -OUR tax monies as usual being spent abroad -were is the outrage on the hill -why is no one speaking out about this horse manure?
Biden you were supposed to be watching how the stimulis was working -I think you were looking at the wrong type by the way you spoke about your boss'es "Big Stick" that is not the watching we hire you for !

So it’s come to this: If you’re a successful technology company that employs 47,000 people in the U.S. along with supporting the employment of another 257,000 jobs domestically at other companies, that’s not enough.

It’s not enough that according to a company study published in the New York Times, your operations “have generated almost $5 billion in federal and state income taxes, including income taxes withheld on employee stock gains, making [you] among the top payers of U.S. income tax,” in the first half of 2012 alone.

For the folks playing at home, income taxes are THE taxes that...

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