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  • Silicon Valley Billionaires Are the New Robber Barons

    08/17/2017 5:03:48 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 7 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | August 17, 2017 | Victor Davis Hanson
    Progressives used to pressure U.S. corporations to cut back on outsourcing and on the tactic of building their products abroad to take advantage of inexpensive foreign workers. During the 2012 election, President Obama attacked Mitt Romney as a potential illiberal "outsourcer in chief" for investing in companies that went overseas in search of cheap labor. Yet most of the computers and smartphones sold by Silicon Valley companies are still being built abroad -- to mostly silence from progressive watchdogs. In the case of the cobalt mining that is necessary for the production of lithium-ion batteries in electric cars, thousands of...
  • The Weekly Fix: Double Standard

    07/30/2017 1:08:48 PM PDT · by Tolerance Sucks Rocks · 13 replies
    FreedomWorks ^ | July 28, 2017 | Adam Brandon
    The fix is in. Did you know, corporations like General Electric Co. (GE) spend more money on lobbyists than they pay in taxes? The federal government currently taxes corporations at 35 percent. While many argue the rate is too high, you don’t hear companies like GE complaining about it. That’s because they aren’t paying it. Over the past 15 years, GE’s federal income tax rate averaged only 5.2 percent. General Electric paid no federal taxes in 2010, despite earning $5.1 billion in U.S. profits. Instead, the company claimed a tax benefit of $3.2 billion. Meanwhile, GE executives awarded themselves more...
  • Tech Cannot Even Follow Their Own Rules

    07/25/2017 7:50:55 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 5 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | July 25, 2017 | Mytheos Holt
    America’s tech industry is undergoing a serious fall from grace. Once celebrated as the heralds of the future, the originators of new, disruptive business models, and the curators of the bleeding edge of free thought, the industry has since relapsed into defending the Obama-era status quo, relying on corporate welfare, and silencing any thought that doesn’t conform to an increasingly stifling and politically correct San Francisco liberalism. All this, while also often showing an appalling disregard for the rule of law, and for the legitimacy of an American election.Now, libertarian or liberal promoters of the industry may argue that part...
  • Judicial Watch Sues DOJ For Records On Obama Policy of Shaking Down Corporations to Fund Leftist

    06/12/2017 12:53:24 PM PDT · by Enlightened1 · 7 replies
    GP ^ | 06/12/17 | Cristina Laila
    Conservative watchdog group, Judicial Watch announced today that they have filed a FOIA lawsuit against the U.S. Department of Justice for records relating to an Obama administration policy of shaking down corporations to fund left-wing groups such as La Raza. Barack Hussein Obama continued his community organizing as President because that is all he knows how to do. Steal money, shake down businesses, destroy and agitate. Obama’s main goals were to destroy capitalism and empower Islamic groups. Via Judicial Watch: Judicial Watch announced today that it has filed a Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) lawsuit against the U.S. Department of...
  • Jamie Dimon Warns "Something Is Wrong" With The US

    04/04/2017 4:50:03 PM PDT · by vannrox · 27 replies
    zero hedge ^ | 4apr17 | Tyler Durden
    While Jamie Dimon tried to maintain his traditionally optimistic outlook in his annual letter to shareholders, there was a distinct undertone of pessimism in the latest 45 page letter released earlier today, in which he writes that while the U.S. is "truly an exceptional country," probably stronger than ever before, he cautions that "something is wrong - and it's holding us back."Here are the highlights from the gloomy passage reposted below in its entirety.Dimon's letter notes that the economy has been growing much more slowly in last decade or two than in the 50 years before then, with real...
  • Schumer: I have 'serious doubts' about Trump's Supreme Court nominee (Comic relief)

    01/31/2017 6:32:58 PM PST · by jazusamo · 75 replies
    The Hill ^ | January 31, 2017 | Nikita Vladimirov
    Senate Minority Leader Chuck Schumer said he has "serious doubts" about President Donald Trump's nominee to succeed the late Antonin Scalia on the Supreme Court, the first sign of what is likely to be a contentious confirmation battle. "Now more than ever, we need a Supreme Court Justice who is independent, eschews ideology, who will preserve our democracy, protect fundamental rights, and will stand up to a President who has already shown a willingness to bend the Constitution," Schumer said in a statement. "Given his record, I have very serious doubts about Judge Gorsuch’s ability to meet this standard. Judge...
  • Why is communist indoctrination required to go work at a corporation?

    12/08/2016 10:21:03 AM PST · by ProgressingAmerica · 49 replies
    It has long ceased to be a secret that college campuses at all levels, from the highest ivy league centers down to community colleges, are centers of far far left wing indoctrination. Why then is it that corporations keep requiring 4 year and above degrees - many times for jobs that clearly don't need such a thing? Most of the time, if you don't have that bachelor degree, you aren't even getting in the door. Don't bother. Don't send an email, don't call, do not show up at the office. Just don't. Ok, Mr. Corporate toady boss. Let's examine your...
  • Android malware that can infiltrate corporate networks is spreading

    09/30/2016 8:08:49 PM PDT · by Swordmaker · 3 replies
    Computerworld ^ | September 30, 2016 | By Michael Kan
    DressCode has been found circulating in at least 3,000 Trojanized apps One of the Trojanized apps that's part of the DressCode family. Credit: Trend Micro An Android malware is spreading across app stores, including Google Play, and has the capability of stealing sensitive files from corporate networks. DressCode, a family of Android malware, has been found circulating in at least 3,000 Trojanized apps, security firm Trend Micro said Friday. DressCode hides itself inside games, user interface themes and phone optimization boosters. It can also be difficult to detect because the malicious coding only makes up a small portion of the overall...
  • What’s the Cause and Effect of Plummeting Public Firms?

    07/19/2016 4:06:24 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 9 replies
    U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundatio ^ | July 15, 2016 | Bret Swanson
    Facebook held a high-profile initial public offering in 2012, but the number of public companies has been on the decline. (Photo via Wikipedia.) Takeaways What's the "correct" number of public firms in America? It's unclear, but the total number of IPOs has been dipping. An underreported story of the last two decades is the sharp decline in the number of publicly traded U.S. firms. In 1996, U.S. stock markets boasted 7,322 listed firms. By 2015, however, that number had dropped by more than half, to 3,200. If we adjust for population, the U.S. had 2.2 public firms per hundred...
  • Obama’s Building A Wall Around Corporate America

    06/16/2016 3:57:53 AM PDT · by expat_panama · 14 replies
    Investors Business Daily ^ | June 15, 2016 | REP. JIM RENACCI
    During his first inaugural address, President Obama pledged to bridge the divide between Washington and Main Street America by making government accountable to the people. Nearly eight years later, that chasm has only grown greater, exacerbated by the steady consolidation of executive power and unbridled growth of the federal regulatory machine. Today it’s hard to think of any aspect of daily life not micromanaged by federal bureaucrats. From burdensome new regulations on irrigation waters for farmers to seemingly endless new red tape in our health care and community banking industries, Uncle Sam has a hand in nearly every pot. In...
  • Dem Rep. Hank Johnson: Amend Constitution to Restrict Freedom of Speech

    11/29/2012 10:44:38 AM PST · by abishai · 77 replies
    CNSNews.com ^ | Nov 29 2012 | Eric Scheiner
    (CNSNews.com) - Rep. Hank Johnson (D-Ga.) says, “corporations control the patterns of thinking” in the United States and that the Bill of Rights to the Constitution should be amended so that the government is given the power to restrict freedom of speech. "We need a constitutional amendment to allow the legislature to control the so-called free speech rights of corporations," said Johnson. “These corporations, along with the people they support, other millionaires who they’re putting into office, are stealing your government. They’re stealing the government and the U.S. Supreme Court was a big enabler with the Citizens United case,” Johnson...
  • The Trump Campaign Shows Its Policy Chops (Jobs)

    05/05/2016 5:39:42 PM PDT · by jazusamo · 9 replies
    Creators Syndicate ^ | May 4, 2016 | Betsy McCaughey
    The rap on Donald Trump is he's all bluster. The New York Times says he's offering "incoherent mishmash." GOP rival Ted Cruz claims Trump has "no idea" how to fix the economy. Don't' believe it. The Trump campaign is putting forward proposals to fix problems facing the nation, from the long waits for medical care at the VA to the impending collapse of Obamacare. Check out Trump's economic plan, for starters. Unlike Hillary Clinton's radical anti-business agenda, Trump's plan would actually help unemployed Americans get back to work. Trump slashes the corporate tax rate to 15 percent, down from the...
  • Donald Trump ‘loves’ onshore tax haven Delaware

    04/23/2016 6:30:20 AM PDT · by markomalley · 49 replies
    Washington Times ^ | 4/23/16 | S.A. Miller
    Republican presidential front-runner Donald Trump praised this small state for being an onshore tax haven Friday, boasting that he has 378 entities registered here to take advantage of the sweetheart corporate laws. “Do we love Delaware — do we love it,” Mr. Trump shouted out as a greeting to a crowd of thousands gathered in a livestock arena at Delaware State Fairgrounds. “I pay you all a lot of money. I don’t feel a bit guilty,” said the billionaire businessman. “Really they’ve done corporately a wonderful job here.” In the same speech, Mr. Trump vowed that if elected he would...
  • Corporate Bullies Demand LGBT Public Potty Policy

    03/28/2016 8:54:00 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 35 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 28, 2016 | Ryan Bomberger
    Things have really gone down the toilet. Literally. Corporate America, the bastion of all things ethical, is now forcing its public potty policies on the rest of America. Why do state legislatures need to even waste time on deliberating over whether men use menÂ’s bathrooms and women use womenÂ’s? Oh, because, in our gender-challenged culture, the needs of a deeply confused 0.1% of the population must upend a practice so common sense even a child understands it. In fact, itÂ’s children who will end up being the ones most threatened. I love all people. I just donÂ’t love all their...
  • Obama launches 'take your child to the lab' week

    02/28/2016 12:26:53 PM PST · by Olog-hai · 27 replies
    Associated Press ^ | Feb 28, 2016 9:26 AM EST | Darlene Superville
    President Barack Obama is launching a version of "take your child to work day" that's focused on America's science laboratories instead of its corporate workspaces. It's part of Obama's effort to encourage young people, especially girls and minorities, to pursue careers in the fields of science, technology, engineering and math. [...] The students, including from communities aligned with Obama's "My Brother's Keeper" initiative, will participate in mentoring sessions, hands-on experiments and other activities. My Brother's Keeper is a public-private initiative started by Obama to help boys and young men of color stay on the right path. The White House Council...
  • The worst quarter for earnings since 2009

    02/18/2016 8:33:16 PM PST · by Citizen Zed
    cnn money ^ | 2-18-2016 | Patrick Gillespie
    In the last three months of 2015, earnings declined 4% at the largest 500 publicly-traded companies compared to a year ago. It was the largest drop since 2009, according to Bank of America Merrill Lynch research. Energy companies accounted for much of the decline as oil prices have continued to fall. Earnings growth for energy firms slowed by 75% in the fourth quarter. Excluding energy, earnings increased a tiny bit, 1.7%. Sales didn't fare much better. Sales at S&P 500 companies fell 2.5% on the year. Still, the low growth outside of energy reflects how much America's biggest companies, such...
  • Did American Corporations Create and Sustain Communism in the Soviet Union?

    02/12/2016 9:39:39 AM PST · by pinochet · 33 replies
    There are some undeniable facts about America's history with communism that make many "mainstream" conservatives uncomfortable. These troubling facts fall into a category that I call "Facts About Communism that Your Favorite Conservative Columnist Did not Tell You About". 1. Karl Marx was the European correspondent for America's largest circulation newspaper, "The New York Daily Tribune", from 1852 to 1863. The paper was the New York Times of its day, and the paper carried Marx's articles for an amazing 11 years, which was long enough for his ideas to gain influence. Marx's articles were very popular among liberal elites in...
  • Why Are Corporations Hoarding Trillions?

    01/21/2016 6:35:28 AM PST · by SeekAndFind · 32 replies
    New York Times ^ | 01/21/2016 | Adam Davidson
    There is an economic mystery I've been struggling to understand for quite some time, and I'm not the only one who's confused: Among financial experts, it is often referred to as a conundrum, a paradox, a puzzle. The mystery is as follows: Collectively, American businesses currently have $1.9 trillion in cash, just sitting around. Not only is this state of affairs unparalleled in economic history, but we don't even have much data to compare it with, because corporations have traditionally been borrowers, not savers. The notion that a corporation would hold on to so much of its profit seems economically...
  • There Really Is A 'War on Women'

    01/09/2016 12:40:57 PM PST · by Kaslin · 12 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | January 9, 2016 | Steve Deace
    It turns out the "war on women" exists after all, and it's being carried out by women like Joy Behar and other pagan progressives like her. This week Behar's TV show, The View, provided proof that a male creep/perp need not be anywhere in the room for real life victims of sexual assault to be thrown under the bus. Sure, Bill Clinton is "a dog," admitted Behar, while being confronted with his past infidelity and its impact on Hillary Clinton's presidential hopes. But hey, according to Behar taxpayer-funded birth control and satisfying the blood lust to kill innocent babies (millions...
  • Hickok45's youtube account terminated again!

    01/08/2016 8:22:09 PM PST · by FreedomForce · 48 replies
    Vanity
    Too weird. He was reinstated with youtube saying he wasn't in violation of their policies, and now he's been terminated again. Wonder what is going on.