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Old 01-25-2012, 09:44 AM
 
Location: Washington, DC
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or just exceedingly partisan...

The GOP (and most economics-based Republicans I know), always talk about how the almighty job creators are sitting on their money because they don't know how Federal regulations will effect their investments.

But aren't job creators supposed to be the daring risk takers? Deserving their massive wealth because of their willingness to take risks? Yet they are going to let one variable among many shy away from taking action? How much of the world do they need to control?

So go Barack, keep waging your merciless attack on the wealthy, they only want to bet on 'sure things.'
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Old 01-25-2012, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Meggett, SC
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Well, from this post, it's obvious you're no job creator. Everything in business is a risk reward ratio. When your risk outweighs the reward, you constrict and do not put capital at risk. When the reward outweighs the risk, you expand (e.g. create jobs). Pretty simplistic explanation of it at that.

These businesses, based upon their own risk analysis, are not expanding at this time. The current and possible future regulatory and tax environment is rife with high risk right now.

Do you think just throwing money away without analyzing the risk is how people become successful?? Really, did you think this thread out before you posted?
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Old 01-25-2012, 09:48 AM
 
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I thought they were cowards because they're chickenhawks? You lefties need to get together and figure out what type of cowards you are gonna use to label republicans.
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:35 AM
 
Location: CHicago, United States
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I don't have a source to quote, but I listened to some "talking heads" over the weekend make reference to the Bush-era tax cuts which were made with the assumption, by the GOP, that the money which stayed in the pockets of the corporate types would result in new jobs being created. The opposite happened, though. We had a horrific economic crisis which, partly as a result of the tax cuts, resulted in millions upon millions of people losing their jobs.
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:45 AM
 
Location: Meggett, SC
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I don't have a source to quote, but I listened to some "talking heads" over the weekend make reference to the Bush-era tax cuts which were made with the assumption, by the GOP, that the money which stayed in the pockets of the corporate types would result in new jobs being created. The opposite happened, though. We had a horrific economic crisis which, partly as a result of the tax cuts, resulted in millions upon millions of people losing their jobs.
You really believe the economic crisis was caused, even partially, by the tax cuts?? We had a housing market crash. Oh, and in case you didn't know, the tax cuts didn't cause that either.

But let me ask this, how does raising taxes create jobs? Prove that one to me.
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:48 AM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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I understand that the government is laying off, not hiring so don't be looking at Uncle Sam to create a job for you.

And the dependence on the FedGov to fix all of America's problems continues.....
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:57 AM
 
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Tax cuts cause the evil of record receipts to the US treasury. How dare anybody do that. Only problem was they spent if faster than it came in. Now that it's not coming in as fast they still spend it like it is. That is the problem nobody wants to confront. Probably too late to do anything about it now anyway as the interest on the debt is slowly eating away the revenue coming in to the treasury by the day.
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Old 01-25-2012, 10:59 AM
 
Location: Meggett, SC
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Do they no longer teach basic economics and American government (aka Civics) in school anymore? When I read threads like this, it makes me wonder.
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:01 AM
 
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or just exceedingly partisan...

The GOP (and most economics-based Republicans I know), always talk about how the almighty job creators are sitting on their money because they don't know how Federal regulations will effect their investments.

But aren't job creators supposed to be the daring risk takers? Deserving their massive wealth because of their willingness to take risks? Yet they are going to let one variable among many shy away from taking action? How much of the world do they need to control?

So go Barack, keep waging your merciless attack on the wealthy, they only want to bet on 'sure things.'
Consitutionally the government has no place in speculating in the markets and workplace with taxpayer money. Only those unwilling to adhere to the US Constitution after taking an oath to do so are cowards, regardless of their party affiliation.

It would appear the OP supports Venture Fascism, the radical opposite of Venture Capitalism. Jim DeMint termed it "Venture Socialism" but really it is a form of economic fascism.

http://moneyrunner.blogspot.com/2011...s-private.html
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Old 01-25-2012, 11:15 AM
 
Location: Inland Empire, Calif
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or just exceedingly partisan...

The GOP (and most economics-based Republicans I know), always talk about how the almighty job creators are sitting on their money because they don't know how Federal regulations will effect their investments.

But aren't job creators supposed to be the daring risk takers? Deserving their massive wealth because of their willingness to take risks? Yet they are going to let one variable among many shy away from taking action? How much of the world do they need to control?

So go Barack, keep waging your merciless attack on the wealthy, they only want to bet on 'sure things.'
I love it when a completely clueless person starts a thread they know nothing about, and aren't smart enough to be embarrassed by it....
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