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Old 05-18-2015, 01:37 PM
 
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Then let them GO overseas !!! They can be prohibited from doing business
in the US, and new American businesses can prosper !!!
So, if Apple goes overseas, you feel we should only be allowed to purchase Samsung Galaxy phones made in Korea by a Korean company?
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:41 PM
 
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What are you calling "corporate welfare"?

Are you referring to tax breaks, where the company paying X dollars is allowed to bet X% bread, or are you referring to when companies are paid more money by the government than they pay in taxes?

BTW, when a company pays taxes, where do they get that money to pay it? (Hint, all corporate taxes are pushed on to the end consumer. If you want Borden to pay $200 million in extra taxes, the cost of milk will go up to cover that $200 million. So essentially, you're saying, "I want things to cost more so more money goes to the government")
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:42 PM
 
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If We Put an End to Corporate Welfare, College Tuition Could Be Free - attn:

That won't happen. Republicans will make sure of it. Not only do we give welfare to corporations that go overseas but then they find every single loophole to cheat on their taxes!
A loophole isn't cheating.
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:43 PM
 
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ROFLMAO.

They are called LOANS. And the banks pay them back with interest I might add.

Were you absent the day they taught how the Fed works ?
The Fed pays the banks interest.

SF Fed | Why did the Federal Reserve start paying interest on reserve balances held on deposit at the Fed? Does the Fed pay interest on required reserves, excess reserves, or both? What interest rate does the Fed pay?

So they print the money, give it to the banks and then pay them interest on top of that. Quite a scam they have going as the Fed can't really pay interest, we do.
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:45 PM
 
Location: Living rent free in your head
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Is anyone in this thread old enough to remember when California Community colleges were free, and state colleges and universities affordable without student loans? (a dollar in 1982 is worth $2.45 in 2015)
1982 Community College tuition ZERO fees $ 100 2015 Community College tuition & fees $1378
1982 California State College tuition & fees $ 441 2015 California State College tuition & fees $5100-$8100
1982 California State University tuition & fees $1194 2015 California State University tuition & fees $13,878

The reasons are complex, but part of it is that the Government is not contributing to colleges like they once did.

"In 1975, the states picked up 60% of the tab for a year in college while families shouldered 33%. The federal government picked up the remaining 7%. Today, the states pay only 34% while families bear 50% of the cost. The federal government’s share, through grants and tax credits, is currently 16%"
Myths and Realities about Rising College Tuition - National Association of Student Financial Aid Administrators

I think if we can pay giant agra business not to grow crops, subsidize oil and pay billions for planes that the military doesn't even want we can pay for community college for our kids
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:45 PM
 
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You don't really think anyone is going to take you seriously do you?
no, not in this generation. people are too brainwashed.
they are holding on to failed, detrimental paradigms.
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:46 PM
 
Location: Great State of Texas
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Then let them GO overseas !!! They can be prohibited from doing business
in the US, and new American businesses can prosper !!!
Are you the boss of America now who makes the rules ?

LOL..let them go and we won't let them sell here.

In your dreams.
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:47 PM
 
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no, not in this generation. people are too brainwashed.
they are holding on to failed, detrimental paradigms.
Venezuela. There are real life examples of where your ideas do not work.
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:48 PM
 
Location: Austin
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Do you really expect an 18 yo kid to work for 7/hr AND pay cash for school which averages somewhere around 20K /yr?
Yes. And it doesn't cost $20k. Most kids live near a college. If you live at home (like millions of us have) it's less than $5k for 15 hours. And nothing says they can't take less than a full load so cut that in half.

Here is an example;

Undergraduate Tuition Rates : Student Business Services : Texas State University
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Old 05-18-2015, 01:48 PM
 
Location: Houston
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We got too many idiots with college degrees already.
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