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Monday, March 30, 2015

Four reasons, one good solution


 Sharing the goose that lays the golden egg....

"The distorted belief that wealthy individuals and corporations are job creators has led to sizeable business subsidies and tax breaks. The biggest giveaway is often overlooked: corporations use our nation's plentiful resources, largely at no cost, to build their profits. There are several factual and well-established reasons why corporations owe a great debt to the nation that has made them rich.

1. Our Tax Money Pays for Much of the Research (details of this and the other three reasons are at the link provided below)
2. Fewer and Fewer People are Reaping the Benefits of Our National Productivity
3. Corporations Use Our Resources but Avoid Their Taxes 
4. Corporations Have Stopped Investing in America