|Hooper_X - 2009-04-16 |
Y'know, I understand where the man is coming from, but being all YEAH FOX NEWS YOUR PARENT CORPORATION IS TOTALLY A SLEAZY DYSTOPIAN MEGACORP is a bit hypocritical, isn't it? I mean holy shit dude, your paychecks come from GE.
Fox started covering them they didn't start them. Even PEW research says that Fox news is more balanced than the others.
Fox only appears far right because its right down the middle, whereas, the others are on the far left. Oh, and Hannity and O'reilly don't count as news, that's punditry.
Thats coverage of the presidential election your article was talking about, and I have a feeling that the reason there re a "proportional" amount of negative stories with positive about with McCain was the GOP didn't much like McCain until he got Palin on board. That obviously worked out well for everyone(said with no sarcasm).
Reread that article. It even states that CNN was the most neutral on the scale of negative vs positive stories about blah blah balah.
And pundits may not count, but that equation changes when said pundit has there own ego inflating show.
Fuck you Cena, try harder next time. And stop watch TeH FAUXe NOOZE
The argument that O'Reilly and Hannity don't count as news loses weight when you realize they're on Fox NEWS. Until they're on a network called "Fox Punditry" or some other bullshit, they count.
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|Nikon - 2009-04-16 |
Preach it, brother.
|mon666ster - 2009-04-16 |
From now and forever more, I shall always refer to Glenn Beck as "Captain Teabag".
|Johnny Roastbeef - 2009-04-16 |
I'm actually with him on fuck rich tax dodgers, but to be fair, if corporations did have to pay those taxes, prices would just go up, and we'd foot the bill anyway. The shareholders and the CEOs aren't willing to take the hit in their pocketbooks just to do something unpalatable, like pay taxes to the government that provides all the services that they use on a day to day basis.
If you believe that, I have some land to sell you in the Caribbean.
|Cena_mark - 2009-04-16 |
Tax havens are caused by high taxes. The USA has the 2nd highest corporate tax rate in the industrialized world. It doesn't make sense for a business to stay in the US if too much of its profits will be taxed. European countries like France and Ireland have realized this and have been lowering corporate tax rates in order to bring business back, which, will also bring back jobs and tax dollars.
Its easy to cry about how "evil" rich people are with Olberwomann, but business must have freedom too. Corporations have a responsibility to serve their clients and their share holders, not the government.
Corporations have a responsibility to serve their clients and their share holders, not the government.
a responsibility to serve their clients and their share holders
serve their clients
How is "paying your fucking taxes" not "serving your clients?" The money these companies would be paying would go directly to serving their clients.
the problem is that they never should have been called "taxes." they should be called "participation fees." if you want to be a full participant in our system, then you need to pay into the system that has allowed you to do all this cool stuff. this country has let you set up your corporation here, provides you with all kinds of great things to help your company grow (massive real-world and digital infrastructure and a legal system that will protect your intellectual property come to mind) and you aren't willing to put back in to support the system that made it possible? that's a dick move, and you should probably be ashamed of yourself.
Tax havens are caused by rich people not wanting to pay taxes.
I hear the People's Republic of China is pretty pro-corporate.
(FUCK i got suckered into responding to a Cena_Mark post)
P.S. The actual clip wasn't very good.
France is not better than the US. All I was saying is that at least under Sarkozy the French are at least making steps in the right direction. France is still a socialist hellhole but at least they're realizing the need to be friendlier to business.
The tax money will serve the US better in the hands of private enterprise than it would in government. The government will just waste the money on useless projects and programs, whereas the corporation will use that money to expand creating more jobs and wealth.
Yeah, yeah, I know there is corporate waste, but government waste is far worse.
Helena: it's "newsletter".
Crackpots don't get magazines, see.
|Witty_Pop_Culture_Reference - 2009-04-16 |
I'm glad I lived long enough to see it being said on television: the people in power and the ruling elites are the biggest tax dodgers and drain on society. I know this isn't the first time, but it should be on every news report, every night, until people get it through their thick skulls.
Corporate welfare hurts the economy far more than social welfare ever does- all of the money going into social welfare gets retaxed and put right back into the system, spurring it on. Corporate breaks and welfare gets funneled out of the country and extracted from the system for the prime benefit of the corporation.
The only tired, broken, illogical mewl the right has ever had about it is that corporations need the incentives to create more jobs, and we needs those breaks to prop up the economy.
This is bizarro world thinking, where you give people money to go to work for them, and where people shit food and eat feces. An integrated and mutually supporting system of small business and localized economies is, has always been, will always be, the most stable and benefical economic system.
I'm not saying corporations are pure evil, I'm just saying if you actually think that the rich and powerful need more money to help *you* out, while at the same time you have no faith in any social legislation to create a system of standards for all individuals to have access to economic equality, then you are a fucking moron, and I just don't know what to do with you.
|Rudy - 2009-04-16 |
'CAUSE HE IS!
|BillFisto - 2009-04-16 |
Haha, BURN, SACRAMENTO!
|John_hmstr - 2009-04-16 |
Don't these protesters know teabagging ruins lives!
I do have to give msnbc credit for working that many double entendre into that short or a news segment outstanding job.
Unfortunatly I predict this will be the moment the term "teabagging" jumps the shark.
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