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At the Fiscal Cliff I Cry "Jump, Jump, Jump!"

pejones Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 9:45 AM
Intelligent discussions of what should be are comforting to those who still think and have remnants of integrity remaining. But, when you are riding in the lower deck of the ship of fools, you can only hope there are no icebergs nearby. I, for one, prefer disaster sooner than later, so that the period of decline is shorter.
Drifter33 Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 9:47 AM
"Hitting the Iceberg" sooner only guarantees that the event will happen sooner--it does not guarantee the duration of the event in any way.
Joycey Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 10:27 AM
Perhaps hitting the iceburg would be the only instuctor that useful idiots will listen to.
Fil-TX Wrote: Nov 13, 2012 10:53 AM
Yes, Hard and difficult lessons are always remembered.

The most expensive tax in the history of the world has been proposed by the Obama administration and to hear them tell the story, you’d think the rest of us should be grateful.

“We want to create a global minimum tax,” said vice president Joe Biden, “because American taxpayers shouldn’t be providing a larger subsidy for investing abroad than investing at home.”

A global minimum tax is a tax on all profits made by nominally US companies that operate overseas. They operate overseas for various reasons, but one big reason is because corporate taxes are higher in...