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Old 02-17-2015, 08:20 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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Guaranteed jobs and guaranteed retirement at 92%. And CA wonders why they have no money.

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Old 02-17-2015, 08:34 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Here's another:

Where Is The Outrage Over Corporate Welfare? - Forbes
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:38 AM
 
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Except tax breaks aren't welfare...but subsidies are.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:45 AM
 
Location: Lost in Texas
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Do you or have you taken the deduction for your mortgage? Same thing. If you want corporations to stop taking deductions, why not lead by example and stop taking yours. Furthermore, if you take away the deductions for business, they simply pass those costs on to the consumer in the form of higher prices. A company is going to maintain its profit margins. I know this has been explained to you before but think about it.
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Old 02-17-2015, 08:47 AM
 
Location: Texas
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Do you or have you taken the deduction for your mortgage?
Nope.

The interest rate is so low it doesn't qualify.

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Same thing. If you want corporations to stop taking deductions, why not lead by example and stop taking yours. Furthermore, if you take away the deductions for business, they simply pass those costs on to the consumer in the form of higher prices. A company is going to maintain its profit margins. I know this has been explained to you before but think about it.
See above.

Carry on.

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Old 02-17-2015, 08:49 AM
 
Location: Lost in Texas
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Nope.

The interest rate is so low it doesn't qualify.



See above.

Carry on.

Good grief...
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:47 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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Off topic. Please try to keep up.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:48 AM
 
Location: Dallas
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Can I assume you agree that CA public teachers should make double their private counterparts since you tried to deflect the thread?
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:51 AM
 
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Except tax breaks aren't welfare...but subsidies are.
Tax brakes are an economic incentive and they come at someone else's expense. That sounds like welfare to me.
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Old 02-17-2015, 09:51 AM
 
Location: Del Rio, TN
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Can I assume you agree that CA public teachers should make double their private counterparts since you tried to deflect the thread?
Of course...they should do so while working about 2/3 the hours of someone in private industry.
[\sarcasm]
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