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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....
  • Woman arrested after allegedly slapping girl in face for not sharing ice cream

    10/08/2012 8:32:57 AM PDT · by onlylewis · 36 replies
    Associated Press/ Fox News ^ | 10/08/2012 | Associated Press
    SAN ANTONIO – A woman has been arrested for allegedly hitting a 10-year-old girl who refused to share ice cream with her daughter. The older girl began walking home but the mother of the 4 year old, Talysa Herron, approached and hit her in the face. She then followed her home in her car.
  • Obama: 'A New Vision Of An America In Which Prosperity Is Shared'

    08/13/2012 11:37:46 PM PDT · by 2ndDivisionVet · 27 replies
    Breitbart TV ^ | August 13, 2012
    (VIDEO AT LINK) President Obama: "Too many folks still don't have a sense that tomorrow will be better than today. And so, the question in this election is which way do we go? Do we go forward towards a new vision of an America in which prosperity is shared?(continued)
  • Arizona was once tolerant of illegal immigrants. What happened?

    08/01/2010 9:27:23 PM PDT · by Nachum · 50 replies · 3+ views
    l.a. times ^ | 8/1/10 | Anna Gorman and Nicholas Riccardi
    Analysts suggest it was a perfect storm of demographic shifts, a scary criminal element, the recession and a new governor. Reporting from Phoenix — Arizona has made a name for itself as the state with the harshest policies against illegal immigration. But as few as six years ago, this border state was among the nation's most welcoming of illegal immigrants. Back then, its two Republican U.S. senators and one of its congressmen were among the strongest advocates of legalizing millions of illegal residents in the country. Mexico was the state's largest trading partner, and the governor boasted of her warm...
  • Obama - Huey Long "Sharing our Wealth" reincarnated?

    Huey Long: Now in the third year of his administration, we find more of our people unemployed than at any other time. We find our houses empty and our people hungry, many of them half-clothed and many of them not clothed at all. Mr. Hopkins announced twenty-two millions on the dole, a new high-water mark in that particular sum, a few weeks ago. We find not only the people going further into debt, but that the United States is going further into debt. The states are going further into debt, and the cities and towns are even going into bankruptcy....
  • Obama: It's All About the Perks

    07/21/2010 6:15:40 AM PDT · by Kaslin · 49 replies · 2+ views
    Townhall.com ^ | July 21, 2010 | Ben Shapiro
    Remember that guy you went to high school with? You know, the one with the rich parents. The one who drove a Porsche to school and wore the slickest clothing. The one with a pool in the backyard and the Xbox and the tennis court. You thought he was a jerk then. He's still a jerk now. Only now, he's president of the United States. His parents didn't buy him the SUV and the tickets to the concerts and the jet rides to New York. You did. As the rest of the country suffers through a real unemployment rate of...
  • After election, Iran moves to remove subsidies

    07/08/2009 4:33:19 AM PDT · by Loyalist · 3 replies · 309+ views
    Press TV ^ | July 8, 2009
    As President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad plans his second term activities, an Iranian parliamentary commission finishes work on a controversial bill to redistribute energy subsidies among various income groups. "The parliament's special commission will pass the subsidy redistribution bill by the end of the week," the panel's spokesman, Kazem Delkhosh, said Tuesday. The move, which comes shortly after the re-election of President Ahmadinejad, will pave the way for Iranian lawmakers to vote on the bill in the near future. The bill is part of a reform plan the government seeks to execute to generate economic growth by lowering the lofty annual sums...
  • Hill Republican: Stimulus aids illegal immigrants

    01/29/2009 9:02:25 AM PST · by rabscuttle385 · 66 replies · 3,027+ views
    AP ^ | 2009-01-29
    WASHINGTON: A top Republican congressional aide says the $800 billion-plus economic stimulus measure could steer government checks to illegal immigrants. Republican officials are concerned that the Democratic-written legislation makes people who came to the United States illegally eligible for tax credits of $500 per worker and $1,000 per couple. A House-passed version of the bill and one making its way through the Senate both disqualify nonresident aliens from receiving the credits. But neither requires a worker to have a Social Security number to get the credits. An economic aid measure enacted in February 2008 that sent rebates to most wage...
  • Obama campaign mulls what to do with $30M surplus

    12/05/2008 7:49:41 PM PST · by george76 · 41 replies · 2,260+ views
    Associated Press ^ | December 05, 2008 | PHILIP ELLIOTT,
    Democrats carrying significant campaign debt after winning a string of House and Senate races are grumbling about President-elect Barack Obama's financial reserves, saying the party's leader is sitting on a pile of cash while Democratic leaders are broke. Obama's organization retains some $30 million after his successful presidential bid, but it's unclear how the Democratic president-in-waiting might use the money. Members of his party are doing their best to appeal for the funds without appearing greedy, ungrateful or hostile to their new leader.
  • On 10/27 Mark Levin spoke on Obama, Wealth Redistribution and the Constitution - SHARE THIS TODAY.

    11/03/2008 9:27:38 AM PST · by tonyny09 · 4 replies · 316+ views
    Share this superb video with friends today. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=eDUWpLnS63M
  • What KIND of CHANGE can You Expect?

    11/02/2008 11:10:08 AM PST · by DBCJR · 5 replies · 926+ views
    Search-O-Rama ^ | 11/2/08
    The hardships we endure in these times, starting with 9/11, make "change" an inviting word. However, "change" can still be horribly negative if the wrong choices are made. This generation is far removed from the Great Depression and World War 2. They simply have no idea how bad things could get. We are being faced with the greatest economic crisis since the Great Depression, one of worldwide impact. In making the choices about the future, it is imperative that we understand how we got here. How did this economic crisis occur? Who is responsible for the mortgage meltdown? Before you...
  • Salena Zito: Closing the deal [Pennsylvania may decide race]

    11/02/2008 1:15:19 AM PST · by 2ndDivisionVet · 20 replies · 1,228+ views
    Townhall ^ | November 02, 2008 | Salena Zito
    The narrative of this historic presidential election has come down to which candidate will close the deal and win the trust of Pennsylvania voters. From the outside looking in, Pennsylvania has become a metaphor for all that is wrong with our country when it comes to race -- especially those of its Democrats who are soft on or wary of Barack Obama. Yet on the inside, Pennsylvania is far from its broad-brush portrayal as racist. It is not the color of the candidate; it is the culture he represents. Say what you will, Obama's "spread the wealth" tongue-slip hit home...
  • just one reason I don't want Obama as president

    11/01/2008 7:31:49 PM PDT · by rsrol · 19 replies · 849+ views
    robert rollins
    Barak Obama says that he wants to increase taxes on people and business' that make more than $250,000 a year. This sounds ok to those of us who make less than that until you look at it logically and to me it starts to look really bad. First, my utility company makes more than $250,000 a year so there taxes will go up and that cost will be passed on to the comsumer -(us)- to make up for lost profits, and lets face it, if they didn't increase there price's they would have to cut back on spending and jobs...
  • Should 0bama Share His Campaign Contributions?

    11/01/2008 11:10:57 AM PDT · by Brown Deer · 16 replies · 646+ views
    Open Secrets ^ | Center for Responsive Politics
    For the first time ever in U.S. history, the candidates for president have raised more than $1 billion. The candidates now file campaign finance reports monthly.
  • 'SHARE THE WEALTH' WITH THE WORLD?

    11/01/2008 7:17:28 AM PDT · by elhombrelibre · 21 replies · 609+ views
    NYPOST.COM ^ | 1 Nov 08 | PETER SCHWEIZER
    Barack Obama doesn't simply want to "spread the wealth around" here in America: He's on record as favoring redistribution on a global scale. As the Democrat explained last year in Foreign Affairs, he thinks we need to be "sharing more of our riches to help those in need" around the world and promised to double American foreign assistance. He also proposed a multibillion-dollar Global Education Fund to eliminate what he calls the "global education deficit." Obama has already acted on these beliefs. In the Senate, he co-sponsored the Global Poverty Act, which calls on the US to allocate 7/10ths of...
  • First, It Was $250k, Then $200k, Now $150k

    10/28/2008 9:30:23 AM PDT · by careyb · 33 replies · 1,667+ views
    YouTube ^ | 10/28/08 | Joe Biden et. al.
    Click the link and laugh. First, no one under $250k would get a tax hike. Then, it became $200k. As we saw here. Now, click the link above. Biden says it's $150k.
  • SHOCK: MCCAIN CAMPAIGN VOLUNTEER ATTACKED AND MUTILATED IN PITTSBURGH

    10/23/2008 12:48:03 PM PDT · by flyfree · 1,059 replies · 58,477+ views
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  • No Joe Left Behind

    10/20/2008 5:32:07 AM PDT · by The_Tick_01 · 12 replies · 805+ views
    The New Media Journal ^ | October 20, 2008 | Brian Cherry
    Joe the Plumber was simply minding his own business when Barack Hussein Obama walked up to him and started talking to him. There are two things that are remarkable about his conversation with Barack; first of all, Obama didn’t need a translator when speaking with someone from Middle America. Secondly, Joe asked the Messianic Presidential candidate why he was so intent on raising taxes and punishing those who are successful. The words that fell from Barack’s mouth were the sort of answer that would have won him a spot on the couch with Beavis and Butthead. He told Joe that...
  • Survey Shows 62 Percent of Small Business Owners May Cross Party Lines This Election

    10/17/2008 2:58:49 PM PDT · by fight_truth_decay · 46 replies · 2,090+ views
    Market Watch ^ | Oct. 17, 2008 | George S. May International Company
    PARK RIDGE, Ill., Oct 17, 2008 (BUSINESS WIRE) -- A new survey by management consulting firm George S. May International shows 62 percent of small business owners said they would cross party lines this year to vote for the U.S. presidential candidate that they feel will do the most to help their business. A poll of 850 small business owners across the United States found that nearly half said they feel their business is in jeopardy with 56 percent saying the current credit crunch has adversely impacted their business: -- 23 percent cited late-paying customers and vendors -- 14 percent...
  • After Targeting Joe the Plumber, Obamabots Pledge To Expose Scandals of Guy in Rockwell's ...

    10/16/2008 11:38:36 AM PDT · by Ernest_at_the_Beach · 58 replies · 2,494+ views
    National Review ^ | Thursday, October 16, 2008 | Jim Geraghty
    Thursday, October 16, 2008 HORSERACEAfter Targeting Joe the Plumber, Obamabots Pledge To Expose Scandals of Guy in Rockwell's 'Four Freedoms' PaintingThank God we live in a free country, where you can speak your mind on public issues, without fear that those who disagree will respond by exposing anything you've ever done that you regret or that could embarrass your family. Oh, wait, never mind. We have to know, according to some, about Joe the Plumber's tax lien, and how he doesn't have a license - which, if the smear artists bothered to check the law, he only needs for commercial...