Insight: In "fiscal cliff" bill, White House was key to corporate tax breaks

Jan 7, 2013 Full story: Reuters 16

As the Congress rushed last week to approve a "fiscal cliff" tax bill that raised income taxes on the wealthy, Washington lobbyists were fretting over a drama that was playing out within the negotiations: whether the bill would include about $64 billion in tax breaks for businesses.

Full Story
Makes sense

Dearborn, MI

#1 Jan 7, 2013
Corporate WELFARE QUEENS!

Our grandkids WILL PAY for THEIR free stuff.
FocusOnCorporate Whores

Bryn Mawr, PA

#2 Jan 7, 2013
Don't the corporate welfare queens have enough breaks already?

GE pays NO taxes 2010

http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/ge-filed-...

Goldman Sachs one percent tax rate

http://rawstory.com/news/2008/Goldman_Sachs_t...

Off shorign has cut many US domestic job openings in half

http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/inq_Betr...

So what exactly is corporate America holding over our head to get tax breaks that supposedly created and/or perpetuate US employment.

Corporate American is never happy. First it's not enough tax breaks then they want the local employees and economy to pay their taxes like contractors.
Osama Obama

Chambersburg, PA

#3 Jan 7, 2013
Buffet hurried and bought two plants from Sun Power Energy to get his government kickback...

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#4 Jan 8, 2013
Our country is turning to shit......Benghazi.

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#5 Jan 8, 2013
REPORT: BANK OF AMERICA Freezes Gun Manufacturer's Account...

FLASHBACK: Obama to seek support for gun control from big business...

Planned Parenthood Reports Record-High Taxpayer Funding, Abortions...
Sheik Yerbouti

Pennington, NJ

#6 Jan 8, 2013
More proof that obama is just another corporate shill! When will the party run a REAL Democrat?

“Marble Man”

Since: Jul 11

Dallas, GA

#7 Jan 8, 2013
FocusOnCorporateWhores wrote:
Don't the corporate welfare queens have enough breaks already?
GE pays NO taxes 2010
http://www.weeklystandard.com/blogs/ge-filed-...
Goldman Sachs one percent tax rate
http://rawstory.com/news/2008/Goldman_Sachs_t...
Off shorign has cut many US domestic job openings in half
http://www.philly.com/philly/opinion/inq_Betr...
So what exactly is corporate America holding over our head to get tax breaks that supposedly created and/or perpetuate US employment.
Corporate American is never happy. First it's not enough tax breaks then they want the local employees and economy to pay their taxes like contractors.
Corporations do not pay taxes, never have, never will.

Fairtax.org

“Marble Man”

Since: Jul 11

Dallas, GA

#8 Jan 8, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
More proof that obama is just another corporate shill! When will the party run a REAL Democrat?
There is no such thing as a "real democrat".

Since: Jul 07

Newport News, VA

#9 Jan 8, 2013
both parties need to face reality, but especially the executive office. president needs to be honest with the people--taxing the rich will not fund his program...

"We may, with open eyes, choose the reassuring security of big government with a far larger safety and subsidy net and far higher taxes for all — by no means just the “rich” but in fact more so on the middle class — and likely the sclerotic growth and dependency of Europe. Or we may choose the opposite. But we deserve an honest debate about this critical issue. A debate missing from the last election."

Cliff Asness

“Obama Shames the USA”

Since: Apr 09

Location hidden

#10 Jan 8, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
<quoted text>
There is no such thing as a "real democrat".
Hitler was a real democrat with his "Winning is Everything" evil mentality.
Far Away

Anchorage, AK

#11 Jan 8, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
<quoted text>
There is no such thing as a "real democrat".
not in the mold of John F. Kennedy, anyway. They're all Alinsky 'progressive' Democrats these days, and the undoing of a once great, prosperous, liberty-loving, free people and nation.

“Voters elect Big Bird”

Since: Jan 07

Dump American Eagle

#12 Jan 8, 2013
General Robert E Lee wrote:
<quoted text>
There is no such thing as a "real democrat".
My FDR/Truman democratic family saw a marked difference in the "new & improved" Johnson democratic party in 1965. Didn't like it and quit. Many in our area did.
Sheik Yerbouti

New Hope, PA

#13 Jan 9, 2013
okimar wrote:
<quoted text>My FDR/Truman democratic family saw a marked difference in the "new & improved" Johnson democratic party in 1965. Didn't like it and quit. Many in our area did.
Bill, Hillary and their dlc buddies ruined the Democratic party and turned it into a repository of corporate shills indistinguishable from the gop!

Since: Nov 08

Location hidden

#16 Jan 10, 2013
Apache wrote:
<quoted text>I report you're full of crap and you know it.
'THE RIGHT OF THE PEOPLE TO KEEP AND BEAR ARMS, SHALL NOT BE INFRINGED'
conservative crapola

Allentown, PA

#17 Jan 10, 2013
Le Jimbo wrote:
<quoted text>
Yours will be the first taken. hahahahahahahahaha

lejimfraud cry-a-thon:

Day 65
Dan Salazar

Long Beach, CA

#18 Jan 10, 2013
Sheik Yerbouti wrote:
More proof that obama is just another corporate shill! When will the party run a REAL Democrat?
These aren't "corporations". They are gaggle of leftists who pretend to run Green Businesses until they bleed the tax slaves dry and then they pull a Solyendra. Team Obama continue to make chumps of us all. The next four years will be gruesome.

Tell me when this thread is updated:

Subscribe Now Add to my Tracker

Add your comments below

Characters left: 4000

Please note by submitting this form you acknowledge that you have read the Terms of Service and the comment you are posting is in compliance with such terms. Be polite. Inappropriate posts may be removed by the moderator. Send us your feedback.

Alternative Energy Discussions

Title Updated Last By Comments
Expert: We must act fast on warming (Sep '08) 5 min litesong 27,476
US oil company donated millions to climate scep... (Mar '10) 1 hr AntiTypical 71
After Fukushima, Japan gets green boom _ and glut 2 hr Sneaky Pete 7
Solar project on rebound in Lee, Lenox? 7 hr Solarman 7
Energy activists want answers from candidates 19 hr Sneaky Pete 2
As new Democrat, Charlie Crist would still tilt... Thu Liberal forever 29
Warmists Watch Wrong Weather Warnings Wed LessHypeMoreFact 2

Alternative Energy People Search

Addresses and phone numbers for FREE