Developer halts construction of 2 Ohio casinos | The Columbus Dispatch

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Rock Caesars Ohio said it is halting construction on casinos in Cleveland and Cincinnati over the uncertainty surrounding what they will pay in taxes and what Gov.

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Enzyte Bob

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#174
May 12, 2011
 
Hypocrite for Governor wrote:
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So you support imposing taxes on a business that wants to bring jobs to the state?
Thank you for clarifying. Shame on us liberals!
Prior to 2005 businesses paid income and property tax. Our tax structure was said to be driving business out of the state and was changed. The solution they came up with was the CAT tax, which is a very small tax on revenues and is similar to how Texas taxes businesses.

The CAT tax was designed with the input of business and was especially designed to make the state more competitive to attract manufacturing.

Bottom line is that they already get enough of a break because they only have to pay the CAT tax. Besides, they were the ones who promised to pay all customary taxes in the constitutional amendment THEY WROTE THEMSELVES.

Bottom line: LIBERALS ARE HYPOCRITES. THEY ARE ONLY AGAINST TAX BREAKS FOR THE RICH WHEN REPUBLICANS PROPOSE THEM. LIBERALS LOVE BILLIONAIRES AND RICH CORPORATIONS WHEN THEY ARE IN THEIR POCKETS!!!

HYPOCRITES!!!
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#175
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Does kroger also pay 33% of their gross receipts in tax? Sounds like double taxation.
It's also comparing apples to oranges. Do we need to have an accountant with a calculator at every blackjack table, detailing every 'raise' or double down?
And this isn't about fairness. Kasich himself said he wants to tax the heck out of them to get more leverage.
Think before you speak.
Kroger didn't write their own constitutional amendment, pal. The constitutional amendment is very clear and it was written by the rich billionaire and evil corporation you support:

(The casino) "shall (further) be subject to all customary non-discriminatory fees, taxes, and other charges that are applied to, levied against, or OTHERWISE IMPOSED GENERALLY UPON OTHER OHIO BUSINESSES, their gross or net revenues, their operations, their owners, and their property."
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#176
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WOW. Kroger pays the CAT tax on gross revenues (no deduction for the cost of the merchandise it sells). All Kasich is telling them is that they have to pay tax the same way Kroger and everybody else pays it, and as they themselves wrote into the constitution, and you liberals call that an "increase"?
Simply WOW!
Congratulations on exposing yourself as another liberal who loves rich billionaires (Dan Gilbert) and evil corporations (they don't get much more evil than Penn National). I didn't know there were so many of you.
Is that "rich" billionaires as opposed to "poor" billionaires?
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#177
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Kroger didn't write their own constitutional amendment, pal. The constitutional amendment is very clear and it was written by the rich billionaire and evil corporation you support:
(The casino) "shall (further) be subject to all customary non-discriminatory fees, taxes, and other charges that are applied to, levied against, or OTHERWISE IMPOSED GENERALLY UPON OTHER OHIO BUSINESSES, their gross or net revenues, their operations, their owners, and their property."
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Is that "rich" billionaires as opposed to "poor" billionaires?
I'm laughing at liberal dogma about tax cuts for the "rich" and Kasich being "rich", but you compulsive gamblers can't even wait long enough Kasich to negotiate a better deal for the state. Your poker tables can't wait! Like I said, all addicts are compulsive and all compulsive people live for the moment. You gamblers are showing your true colors. LMAO!
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#179
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I'm laughing at liberal dogma about tax cuts for the "rich" and Kasich being "rich", but you compulsive gamblers can't even wait long enough Kasich to negotiate a better deal for the state. Your poker tables can't wait! Like I said, all addicts are compulsive and all compulsive people live for the moment. You gamblers are showing your true colors. LMAO!
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#180
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I'm laughing at liberal dogma about tax cuts for the "rich" and Kasich being "rich", but you compulsive gamblers can't even wait long enough Kasich to negotiate a better deal for the state. Your poker tables can't wait! Like I said, all addicts are compulsive and all compulsive people live for the moment. You gamblers are showing your true colors. LMAO!
You're a lunatic.

And it's amazing how much you are in favor of all these new taxes on a business that had to write their own amendment to be able to do business in this state. Blame the Republicans for that, they dropped the ball year after year.

But you somehow blame "liberals" who want to tax the rich?!?

Seriously, you are crazy.
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#181
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You're a lunatic.
And it's amazing how much you are in favor of all these new taxes on a business that had to write their own amendment to be able to do business in this state. Blame the Republicans for that, they dropped the ball year after year.
But you somehow blame "liberals" who want to tax the rich?!?
Seriously, you are crazy.
http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/constituti...

Why are you liberals so stupid? Why can't you just read what the constitution says?

Now take your ritalin and see if you can focus long enough to read:

(2) A thirty-three percent tax shall be levied and collected by the state on all gross casino revenue received by each casino operator of these four casino facilities. IN ADDITION, casino operators, their operations, their owners, and their property shall be subject to all customary non-discriminatory fees, taxes, and other charges that are applied to, levied against, or OTHERWISE IMPOSED GENERALLY UPON OTHER OHIO BUSINESSES, their gross or net revenues, their operations, their owners, and their property.
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#182
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http://www.legislature.state.oh.us/constituti...
Why are you liberals so stupid? Why can't you just read what the constitution says?
Now take your ritalin and see if you can focus long enough to read:
(2) A thirty-three percent tax shall be levied and collected by the state on all gross casino revenue received by each casino operator of these four casino facilities. IN ADDITION, casino operators, their operations, their owners, and their property shall be subject to all customary non-discriminatory fees, taxes, and other charges that are applied to, levied against, or OTHERWISE IMPOSED GENERALLY UPON OTHER OHIO BUSINESSES, their gross or net revenues, their operations, their owners, and their property.
Why is your unit small?
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#183
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<quoted text>Why is your unit small?
To get a rise out of me, you're going to have to do better than that.
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#184
May 12, 2011
 
I'm a gai boi who just got a puter for my 12th birthday!

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#185
May 12, 2011
 
Enzyte Bob wrote:
<quoted text>To get a rise out of me, you're going to have to do better than that.
Maybe your unit isn't small. it's just that your wife's unit is humongus. Stick a leg in there for better results.
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#186
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<quoted text>To get a rise out of me, you're going to have to do better than that.
Admitting that you need viagra. Well done.
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#187
May 14, 2011
 
all of you can take your Ohio casinos and stick them where the sun don't shine, i live in ohio and have voted every time for them . but now with all your bull crap, i will gladly CONTINUE to spend my money in Indiana and Michigan. you have dalleid too long and the Ohio legistratue and government don't want them, even if they will create 40,000 new jobs and billions in revenue.
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#188
May 14, 2011
 
you don't see many casinos going bankrupt, but you will in Ohio, no one is going to visit them except people form put of state, the smart ohioans will be gambling in Indiana and Michigan
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#189
May 17, 2011
 
the ohio gov. is such a crook like all politions the 1930's gangsters are off the streets & moved into politics, what dosen't the voters see. im so fed up with all this crap im surprised the people don't start an over throw these basterds.tax tax tax tax, now they want to mess with the medcare & cut it what the f is the future for the younger generation going to do, rob banks, because they are robbing us. it is all about them & not us
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you don't see many casinos going bankrupt, but you will in Ohio, no one is going to visit them except people form put of state, the smart ohioans will be gambling in Indiana and Michigan
Ohioans voted for the casino's. Those in government do not care what we approved. Coleman and the Dispatch are the worst of the lot fighting against the columbus area casino all the way. Kasich isn't helping deliver what Ohioans approved.
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#191
May 20, 2011
 
just like the smoking ban, if they collected all the money people have been fined they whould have revenue to pay on scools teachers & other programs, i am a non smoker but it don't keep me from going into these smoke filled bars that owe tens of thounds of dollars in fines, i am a pool player & thier is hardly any pool halls in the cinti area so i have to inhale the second hand smoke. hell i used to smoke & if someone told me to go outside id keep going. another law that is being broken, so fine the bar owners or shut the hell up pissed off in milford, oh i really like the way the lottery helps the schools also, politics steel off of that also.
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Ohio doesn't need casinos. Needs about 300 abortion clinics for teenage unwed mothers. Make it 400

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