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In response to Romney's statment Chrysler was more explicit: "Let's set the record straight: Jeep has no intention of shifting production of its Jeep models out of North America to China. It's simply reviewing the opportunities to return Jeep output to China for the world's largest auto market. U.S. Jeep assembly lines will continue to stay in operation."
Ransom gets the facts wrong. Romney said "I saw a story today that one of the great manufacturers in this state Jeep — now owned by the Italians — is thinking of moving all production to China," This is false, and was pointed out to him by multiple sources. His ad tries to suggest the same point saying only that Chrysler was "going to build jeeps in China" Had Ransom actually quoted the Bloomberg piece he would have added "Chrysler currently builds all Jeep SUV models at plants in Michigan, Illinois and Ohio. Manley referred to adding Jeep production sites rather than shifting output from North America to China. "
"With a booming economy we're going to have under Romney, we will have so much money we won't know where to spend it." Yes, I'm sure this will be our problem.
You may also want to review the subsidies to the nuclear industry. For example without the Price–Anderson Nuclear Industries Indemnity Act every power plant would close tomorrow. Any thoughts?
4. Passive investments. The government generally only allows investors to deduct a limited amount of losses from “passive activities” such as renting land in order to prevent tax shelters. Yet oil and gas properties are exempt from this rule. This gives oil and gas companies a competitive edge over other types of energy companies.
3. Percentage depletion allowance. Percentage depletion allows an independent oil company to deduct from its taxes about 15 percent from the revenue generated from a well, even if that amount exceeds the well’s total value. This means that oil companies take a deduction as long as a well is producing oil, without regard to how much, or whether, the well is still declining in value. Companies in other industries are only allowed to deduct an amount that represents the decline in their investment’s value that year.
2. Deduction for tertiary injectants. Tertiary, or enhanced oil recovery, methods increase the amount of oil that a company can extract from a well by an additional 5 percent to 15 percent according to some research. This tax expenditure subsidizes the costs of tertiary injectants—the fluids, gases, and other chemicals that are pumped into oil and gas reservoirs as part of this process. The subsidy essentially gives companies government money for acting in ways that will enhance their profits.
Marita Since you are so dead set against aid to energy subsidies and tax breaks perhaps you might also oppose these for the oil/gas industry-- 1. Intangible drilling costs. Firms engaged in the exploration and development of oil or gas properties may expense (deduct in the year paid or incurred) certain types of drilling expenditures from their taxes. Other companies incurring similar types of costs must recover this cost over the life of the investment.
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Stossel's position is very similar to Alan Greenspan's who believed that bank's could regulate themselves. After the financial collapse he changed his mind stating: "I made a mistake in presuming that the self-interests of organizations, specifically banks and others, were such as that they were best capable of protecting their own shareholders and their equity in the firms," Greenspan said he was in "a state of shocked disbelief" about the breakdown in the ability of banks to regulate themselves.
"Try again sparky. " Perhaps you should read the whole piece and not copy a single sentence out of context. "These results show that climate models possess internal mechanisms of variability capable of reproducing the current slowdown in global temperature rise. ...The simulations also produce an average increase of 2.0°C in twenty-first century global temperature, demonstrating that recent observational trends are not sufficient to discount predictions of substantial climate change and its significant and widespread impacts." "Given the likelihood that internal variability contributed to the slowing of global temperature rise in the last decade, we expect that warming will resume in the next few years,"
"Good try, but not good enough to fool me and others here who can a spot a troll by its spots. " Yeah, right. Apparently you can't respond to the substance of my post--nice try.
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