Who do you support for Governor in Ohio in 2010?

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Jan 22, 2013
 
Pops wrote:
<quoted text>When I had med insurance it automatically defaulted to 'generics' when available & my policy was not alone in such a practice.
alot of them are still that way.
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<quoted text> I never knew. nixon used an executive order for that?
"The EPA was proposed by President Richard Nixon and began operation on December 2, 1970, after Nixon signed an executive order."

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The problem with that is we have the highest base rate for corporate taxes in the world. Loopholes were created so that politicians could pick the winners and the losers. I can't tell you how many times I've heard politicians or potential politicians say they were going to close loopholes or simplify the tax system.
But for the sake of discussion, let's say that everybody got together and closed the loopholes and made corporate tax a flat rate. That means most all taxes would increase on corporations. How do you think those corporations would respond? They would just pay more money?
Every action causes a reaction. We've seen it with DumBama's polices his first term and we will see even more during his second. In fact, business leaders are already planning for Commie Care. Many said they will reduce their full time work force because the law doesn't apply to part-time workers, and other say they will outsource work. After all, if you make widgets for a living and sell those widgets for ten bucks a piece, Obama Care would force you to sell those same widgets for $14.00 a piece. If you outsource much of that work, it will still dig into your profit, so you would be able to sell those widgets for $12.00 a piece because outsourcing would be cheaper than getting involved with Commie Care.
and just like the " economic recovery and un employment numbers, we only can lie about that on paper.
U.S. corporate taxes that were actually paid (the effective rate) fell to a 40 year low of 12.1 percent in fiscal year 2011, despite corporate profits rebounding to their pre-Great Recession heights. The U.S. both taxes its corporations less and raises less in revenue from corporate taxes than its foreign competitors: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/03/30/4...
See in a free market the supply isn't controlled by a few people who decide how the supply is on the market. That's a monoply.
If corporations are people too than they are bad people who had a chance to raise the standard of living for the world. Instead they would like to see the bulk of uor population brought down to chinas standards.
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Jan 23, 2013
 
YES
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<quoted text> and just like the " economic recovery and un employment numbers, we only can lie about that on paper.
U.S. corporate taxes that were actually paid (the effective rate) fell to a 40 year low of 12.1 percent in fiscal year 2011, despite corporate profits rebounding to their pre-Great Recession heights. The U.S. both taxes its corporations less and raises less in revenue from corporate taxes than its foreign competitors: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/03/30/4...
See in a free market the supply isn't controlled by a few people who decide how the supply is on the market. That's a monoply.
If corporations are people too than they are bad people who had a chance to raise the standard of living for the world. Instead they would like to see the bulk of uor population brought down to chinas standards.
corporations?

can a corporation operate with ZERO employees or OWNER?

since the answer is.....NO

then Corporations are people; and corporations that generate profit and pay taxes are good people.

the reason the treasury take in 2011 was at a 40 year low is because we are in a DEPRESSION you nimrod.

if you want to raise your standard of living..........get busy.

only you can raise your standard of living in a free market. only you.

corporations only purpose in life is to earn profit.

let's just keep it real.

if you want to increase your income, then may I suggest education, networking, skill enhancement, long hours of hard work. I know you will succeed if you follow my advice.

next fall I plan on taking some business classes with my son as a competition between us for grades.

I win both ways. Learn 2013 curriculum myself; and son works super hard to beat me. And it will be fun.
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Jan 23, 2013
 
Pops wrote:
<quoted text>When I had med insurance it automatically defaulted to 'generics' when available & my policy was not alone in such a practice.
Yes, generic at the store you shop at. But your insurance company would never dream of sending you to another pharmacy because they had cheaper generic medications. That's the point. Many people with coverage are unaware their insurance company is paying too much. Hell, if I had prescription coverage, I would have never looked into the cost of insulin. What would I care? I pay the same price no matter what it costs. I prefer to shop at my local drug store instead of going into the next suburb to shop at Wal-Mart.
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titonton divaunte pants wrote:
<quoted text> and just like the " economic recovery and un employment numbers, we only can lie about that on paper.
U.S. corporate taxes that were actually paid (the effective rate) fell to a 40 year low of 12.1 percent in fiscal year 2011, despite corporate profits rebounding to their pre-Great Recession heights. The U.S. both taxes its corporations less and raises less in revenue from corporate taxes than its foreign competitors: http://thinkprogress.org/economy/2012/03/30/4...
See in a free market the supply isn't controlled by a few people who decide how the supply is on the market. That's a monoply.
If corporations are people too than they are bad people who had a chance to raise the standard of living for the world. Instead they would like to see the bulk of uor population brought down to chinas standards.
Americans are responsible for that, not corporations. As a truck driver here in the Cleveland area, I've witnessed company after company leave Ohio. Some for southern states to break up the unions and others out of the country altogether to escape unions, taxation and regulations. None of those companies wanted to leave. But because of global competition, they had no choice.

Companies care much less about profit than they do growth. Or to put it another way, let's say you got a hold of a lot of money. Create your own scenario how you came into this wealth. Now you want to do the responsible thing with this money, so you research the market and find two companies that you are considering investments.

Both have conservative growth. One company has a 3.5% growth rate. The other 4.7%. Which company are you going to invest in? Before you answer, consider that the 3.5% growth company grosses 75 million per year, and the 4.7% growth company grosses 5 million a year. Does their gross earnings affect your decision? Of course it doesn't. You are concerned about your money and how it will grow--not the gross dollar amount of the company.

Since you feel that way as an investor with serious money, it's reasonable to assume other investors feel the same way. It's the job of the CEO to have favorable growth in their company so they can attract investors just like you.
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Jan 23, 2013
 
Reality Speaks wrote:
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corporations?
can a corporation operate with ZERO employees or OWNER?
since the answer is.....NO
then Corporations are people; and corporations that generate profit and pay taxes are good people.
the reason the treasury take in 2011 was at a 40 year low is because we are in a DEPRESSION you nimrod.
if you want to raise your standard of living..........get busy.
only you can raise your standard of living in a free market. only you.
corporations only purpose in life is to earn profit.
let's just keep it real.
if you want to increase your income, then may I suggest education, networking, skill enhancement, long hours of hard work. I know you will succeed if you follow my advice.
next fall I plan on taking some business classes with my son as a competition between us for grades.
I win both ways. Learn 2013 curriculum myself; and son works super hard to beat me. And it will be fun.
Poor kid.

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Jan 23, 2013
 
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I love this thread! It has nothing to do with the original topic of governor but has taken on a life of its own.
Life, topics, threads, opinions and ways to steal Elections are everchanging, Pops.

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Quote of the Day.

"If, I were President."

Rand Paul. ;-)

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Jan 23, 2013
 
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<quoted text>Is that what I was doing, demonizing Wal-Mart? Not at all intended. After all, I mentioned that they were keeping up with their competition although without names...Target, Meier, & K-mart to name a few. Heck, IF GM had astute management like P&G, Kroger & these other companies, it is likely that one could still buy a Firebird, Hummer, Saab & or others & the tax payer NOT be on the hook for bailing them out.
Personally my brother & I shop to avoid Mainland China, India, Pakistan & others.
I earn exactly 1/2 of what I earned in 2000 without factoring in inflation so of course I am buying as cheap as I can but without buying from countries with known nasty labor practices. We'll pay more when our standards require it but no more than we have to or we do without when possible.
You are right, Pops. WalMart employees are on Welfare and funded by the Tax Payers. WalMart getting Fatter in the Process.

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Jan 23, 2013
 
amen prayer in school
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Jan 23, 2013
 
Reality Speaks wrote:
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corporations?
can a corporation operate with ZERO employees or OWNER?
since the answer is.....NO
then Corporations are people; and corporations that generate profit and pay taxes are good people.
the reason the treasury take in 2011 was at a 40 year low is because we are in a DEPRESSION you nimrod.
if you want to raise your standard of living..........get busy.
only you can raise your standard of living in a free market. only you.
corporations only purpose in life is to earn profit.
let's just keep it real.
Agree. Corporations have to answer to the stock holders unless they happen to be privately owned, even then the owners are stock holders. In the former statement, stock holders could be & likely are insurance companies, 401K & Roth retirement investors, even non-profit/charitable groups & your municipalities.
AND any expense that the corps need to incur to operate WILL be passed on to ever buys their product or pays for their services. Generally the average Joe & Jane. Anyone that does NOT realize or admit that is naive at best & in this case, being best is NOT good.
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House Defuses Debt Ceiling Crisis:

House defusing debt ceiling crisis demands President, Vice President, and Governor, Representatives of US the Government, County Commissioners, Township Trustees, Mayors, City Council, School Administrators and Board Members.

Hold Union workers, consumers, taxpayers, and America’s grandchildren’s children, Government employees, Parents, Teachers, Veterans, Police, Firemen, and Fathers disqualified for affirmative action with white skin, Representatives deny Collective Bargaining Rights accountable.

To fund Illegal drug users and Immigrants, lottery, casino, and keno losers, unemployed Union workers replaced with nonunion workers, Human Traffickers, waitresses that pander for life for $2.00 per hour, slaves in tax abated enterprise zones, low-income child labor, consumers, and taxpayers, volunteers without wages, and nonunion workers willing to work for fewer wages than they can afford life. That pays with welfare checks, food stamps, housing vouchers, and Medicaid.

Pay property tax on state appraised value of their American Dream to fund schools. Pay bank interest on purchase price of American Dream for 30 years. Pay interest on lottery winners winnings Legislators invest in school bonds, Pay for all stimulus packages, tax abatements, tax incentives, tax refunds, tax credit, and tax exemptions.

Pay sales tax on the more stock dividends (money) OPEC Nations, Enron Stockholders, Wal-Mart Stockholders, Hillarys, Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders (money marketers) market quarterly. In the wholesale and retail price of every product and service Human Beings use for life. And School Boards and Government needs to build, maintain and operate schools, infrastructure, and provide local and national security, and Government services. That gets only product or service.

Needed to measure and maintain the strength and growth of this UNAFFORDABLE economy and distribute money Human Beings cannot digest, burn in internal combustion engines, or burn to heat and cool their American Dream. Into OPEC Nations, Enron Stockholders, Wal-Mart Stockholders, Hillarys, Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders portfolios.

Defying USA Labor Law, the Constitution, and Realities demands makes it IMPOSSIBLE for President and Congress to avoid fiscal cliff; is bankrupting USA. Makes free, fair, and affordable commerce IMPOSSIBLE; Makes funding schools IMPOSSIBLE; Makes balancing every budget IMPOSSIBLE; Makes Union workers, consumers, taxpayers, and Americas grandchildren's children life UNAFFORDABLE; and created Ohio’s $1.35 trillion budget deficit, the $40 trillion social security and the $16 trillion national debt. America’s grandchildren’s children are responsible to pay Chinese, Foreign and Domestic Investors and Stockholders interest with this debt until they are 18 years old.

America’s grandchildren’s children cannot afford life and pay this debt with the $7.25 per hour Government mandated labor wage in a hundred million years.
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Jan 23, 2013
 
LorenEberly wrote:
House Defuses Debt Ceiling Crisis:
House defusing debt ceiling crisis demands President, Vice President, and Governor, Representatives of US the Government, County Commissioners, Township Trustees, Mayors, City Council, School Administrators and Board Members..........
It is time for the people to get the country back to the way it was years ago. Vote out all the ones who have been in office for a long time (change the term limit). Make the electors follow the laws we have now (make them cite, put in jail, try them in court) if they don't fire them for not doing their job. The cities need the money and the law officers are not earning their money or the money the cities need to stay above water. We don't need any new laws because they don't enforce the ones we have now. But we need someone that is going to enforce the ones we have now (that means getting a better prosecutor), it also means hiring new Deputies that know the laws and want to do the paper work when they cite someone. It also means getting a new Sheriff that is qualified, and make them prove it. Be aware of what the elected officials are doing and voice your opinion to let them know what the public wants.

Also start a new thread because 2010 is over.
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I say we vote for my cat Snoopy...SHE IS ADORABLE!
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Jan 24, 2013
 
Really get rid of this
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#17418
Jan 24, 2013
 
Get rid of Snoopy...NO WAY!
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Jan 24, 2013
 
score card........

NRA membership has added over 500,000 new members added in last 60 days.

Unions have the least amount of members since 70's; and 10% of population is a union member. By 2020 Union membership will only have 6% of the population as members.

By 2020 the NRA may double membership level from 2012.
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NRA? Does that stand for NEVER ROCK APPLECARTS?!?!?!

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