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  • Google saves $2B in taxes by sheltering $10B in revenue in Bermuda

    12/10/2012 9:18:06 AM PST · by Obadiah · 16 replies
    CNET ^ | 12/10/2012 | Shara Tibken
    Google avoided about $2 billion in global income taxes last year by shifting $9.8 billion in revenue into a Bermuda shell company, Bloomberg reported. That level is almost double the total from three years ago, Bloomberg said, citing a Nov. 21 regulatory filing by a Google subsidiary in the Netherlands. And it allowed Google to cut its overall tax rate almost in half. Google's action -- moving about 80 percent of its total pretax profit from 2011 to tax-free Bermuda -- isn't illegal. On the contrary, many companies have taken similar steps in recent years to avoid paying steep taxes....
  • What is Fair

    03/21/2012 3:50:04 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 13 replies
    Townhall.com ^ | March 21, 2012 | John Stossel
    President Obama says he want to make society more fair. Advocates of big government believe fairness means taking from rich people and giving to others: poor people; or people who do things politicians approve of, like making "green" energy equipment (Solyndra); or old people (even rich ones) through Social Security and Medicare. The idea that government can "make life fair" is intuitively appealing to people -- at least until they think about it. I'll try to help. Obama says fairness requires higher taxes, but as The Wall Street Journal's Stephen Moore asks, "Is it fair that the richest 10 percent...
  • Police Report: Kennedy Cited For 3 Traffic Violations In Wreck [includes the accident reports...]

    05/05/2006 11:59:53 AM PDT · by Sub-Driver · 32 replies · 1,463+ views
    Police Report: Kennedy Cited For 3 Traffic Violations In Wreck POSTED: 10:25 am EDT May 5, 2006 UPDATED: 2:43 pm EDT May 5, 2006 WASHINGTON -- Rep. Patrick Kennedy was cited for three traffic violations after his early morning car crash near the Capitol, according to a police report. # Accident Report Page 1 # Accident Report Page 2 # Accident Report Page 3 The report by a U.S. Capitol Police officer said Kennedy, D-R.I., drove his green 1997 Ford Mustang convertible into a security barrier near the Capitol shortly before 3 a.m. Thursday, and that Kennedy had red, watery...
  • Dell to Hire 5,000 People in India

    01/30/2006 7:24:12 AM PST · by Fawn · 194 replies · 2,072+ views
    AP ^ | 1-30-06 | RAJESH MAHAPATRA
    Computer maker Dell Inc. said Monday it planned to add 5,000 jobs in India over the next two years, bringing its work force in the country to 15,000."Dell is also looking to set up a manufacturing center in India, a move that could help boost the sale of Dell computers here, President and CEO Kevin Rollins told reporters after a meeting with Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. The Round Rock, Texas-based company will hire 700 to 1,000 workers for a new call center in Gurgaon, a satellite town of the capital, New Delhi, Rollins said. The new call center, the...
  • Chris Matthew on Hardball liken's US Marine's to Nazi aggressors at Stalingard

    11/08/2004 4:10:30 PM PST · by Westpole · 104 replies · 2,242+ views
    ON Hardball tonight Matthew's interviewing embedded reporter at Falluja ask her.."are the insurgents manning their posts like at Stalingard?" The impression he wants is that brave Iraq nationalists are fighting US aggressors..he follows up with even more outlandish question.. speaking about the Iraq National Guard and how they may be expected to perform he asks her.."do they think they are being tricked to believe they are fighting terrorists and not Iraqi nationalists? Matthews has a corrupt view of our mission, our people and our marines. I think this is what Zell Miller was talking about.
  • They've been FREEPED!

    05/18/2003 9:10:13 PM PDT · by dsmatuska · 211 replies · 303+ views
    HutchinsonLeader ^ | May 18, 2003 | Doug Hanneman
    http://www.hutchinsonleader.com/Main.asp?SectionID=2&SubSectionID=11&ArticleID=7933
  • ZOT! Freedom in America

    05/15/2003 8:29:22 PM PDT · by no_gods_no_masters · 63 replies · 394+ views
    5-15-03 | no_gods_no_masters
    The nature of conservative politics is very much of the status quo, the standards set by society for itself and which is harshly regulated by the establishment and by the right. Anything outside of the "normal" is to be destroyed, looked down upon, or forgotten. Only one culture is acceptable to the conservative and to the right, the culture, of course, of the that group. All others are unimportant and wrong. Look at the obviously pro-capitalist stance taken by most, if not all, conservatives. It is the viewpoint that only what is good for me and my own is good...
  • Hispanics condemn use of spy airplane to catch undocumented people

    05/08/2003 8:31:16 PM PDT · by JackelopeBreeder · 59 replies · 2,879+ views
    Terra - Notimex ^ | 8 May 2003 | Unknown
    (Milady madfly passed this to me; I tried to clean up the BabbleFish translation before posting.) Hispanic and human rights organizations in the United States condemned the anti-immigrant American Border Patrol (ABP) for its illegal use of a spy airplane to remotely detect undocumented people in Arizona. "It is completely illegal that private groups use the airspace for functions exclusively reserved to US authorities", Katherine Culliton, lawyer for Mexican-American Legal Defense and Education Foundation (MALDEF) said to Notimex. The defender of immigrant rights also condemned that ABP plans to use that type of technology to catch undocumented people instead of...
  • DNC Chairman McAuliffe Statement on President Bush's Taxpayer-Funded Carrier Photo Opportunity

    05/03/2003 4:10:06 PM PDT · by TaRaRaBoomDeAyGoreLostToday! · 153 replies · 793+ views
    DNC Official Web Site ^ | Terry McAuliffe/Democratic National Committee
    DNC Chairman McAuliffe Statement on President Bush's Taxpayer-Funded Photo Opportunity Washington, D.C. -- Democratic National Committee (DNC) Chairman Terry McAuliffe issued the following statement: "The 341,000 Americans who became unemployed in April had the honor of watching the president land on an aircraft carrier yesterday afternoon, no doubt wondering how the costs of this extravagant photo-op would affect their pocketbooks. Instead of watching his dramatic sea landing, I am sure they would rather have been at work. "The president seems to want to focus all of his attention on military success rather than his complete lack of success on the...