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Old 02-01-2015, 02:14 PM
 
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Obama is on his never ending quest to keep raising taxes. He focus is on companies, corporations and thus who are successful.

It will go nowhere.

In new budget, Obama proposing 14 percent tax on overseas profits to fund infrastructure projects | Fox News
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:23 PM
 
Location: Long Island
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First off there are companies like Google that get away with outright murder with their overseas tax avoidance, secondly the infrastructures is in desperate need of repair. They don't even want to raise the gas tax that hasn't been increased in around 15 years to pay for highway improvements.

So we have a need and it needs to be addressed or we can just continue down the same path.
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:27 PM
 
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Safe to assume no new taxes for the next 2 years.

Thankfully.
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:29 PM
 
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First off there are companies like Google that get away with outright murder with their overseas tax avoidance, secondly the infrastructures is in desperate need of repair. They don't even want to raise the gas tax that hasn't been increased in around 15 years to pay for highway improvements.

So we have a need and it needs to be addressed or we can just continue down the same path.

I know you cant stand to see a working person keeping more of their earnings, but the existing gas tax is being spent on things that are unrelated to their stated purpose.
Funny how your type always comes looking for more without a care where whats already being taken is going.
You arent mature enough for a bigger allowance son.
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:33 PM
 
Location: WY
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First off there are companies like Google that get away with outright murder with their overseas tax avoidance, secondly the infrastructures is in desperate need of repair. They don't even want to raise the gas tax that hasn't been increased in around 15 years to pay for highway improvements.

So we have a need and it needs to be addressed or we can just continue down the same path.
$105 billion was set aside during the 2009 bailout for infrastructure repairs. When the feds can account for all $105 billion of our money, and then provide information on what infrastructures were repaired with that money, we can talk about giving them more.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:33 PM
 
Location: Pacific NW
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First off there are companies like Google that get away with outright murder with their overseas tax avoidance, secondly the infrastructures is in desperate need of repair. They don't even want to raise the gas tax that hasn't been increased in around 15 years to pay for highway improvements.

So we have a need and it needs to be addressed or we can just continue down the same path.
Or take the absurd (to a liberal) route and CUT spending elsewhere to spend more on infrastructure. Why is the idea of living within a budget and reducing excessive spending so completely alien to some people?
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:35 PM
 
Location: North America
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$105 billion was set aside during the 2009 bailout for infrastructure repairs. When the feds can account for all $105 billion of our money, and then provide information on what infrastructures were repaired with that money, we can talk about giving them more.

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
Uh 109 billion isn't going to last long .
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:36 PM
 
Location: North America
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Or take the absurd (to a liberal) route and CUT spending elsewhere to spend more on infrastructure. Why is the idea of living within a budget and reducing excessive spending so completely alien to some people?
Or we could cut the military budget to be in line with other nations by not jumping into every third world **** hole to try to spread democracy by force as well .
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:36 PM
 
Location: Fredericktown,Ohio
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Some of Obama's proposal is for tax cuts for over seas corporations from paying 35% down to 14 % the first year and 19% years after. Sounds like a idea conservatives could get behind. Glad the story mentioned Paul/Boxer working on the same idea but at a lower rate. Maybe a deal will be struck on this old idea, it beats getting a tax hike at the pump.
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Old 02-01-2015, 02:37 PM
 
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First off there are companies like Google that get away with outright murder with their overseas tax avoidance
Every time Google/Bank of America/Buffett/Romney/... are used as reasons for hiking taxes, it's the middle class that pays the actual bill.
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