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Gingrich: GE 'clever' to avoid corporate taxes

There are 135 comments on the Salon story from May 13, 2011, titled Gingrich: GE 'clever' to avoid corporate taxes. In it, Salon reports that:

Republican presidential candidate Newt Gingrich said Friday that General Electric's aggressive legal and accounting strategy, which led to reports of a zero corporate tax liability last year, was a clever and rational response to the nation's high tax rates.

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#90 Jan 16, 2014
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Didn't I see you at Chelsea's wedding filling water glasses?
yes, that's right and you did a great job of washing them-lmao!

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#91 Jan 16, 2014
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yes, that's right and you did a great job of washing them-lmao!
I earned $100/hr. The hazmat suit was a bit hot though. Now I can also sue for exposure to asbestos.-lmao!

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#92 Jan 23, 2014
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I earned $100/hr. The hazmat suit was a bit hot though. Now I can also sue for exposure to asbestos.-lmao!
You were overpaid!

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#93 Jan 23, 2014
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You were overpaid!
sweak

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#94 Jan 25, 2014
DaveinMass wrote:
Or it could be that politicians have given corporations all those loopholes in the tax code over the years.
Thats one heck of a loophole!

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#95 Jan 25, 2014
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sweak
There are millions of individual loopholes. One person's loophole is another lobbyist's absolutely necessary tax credit, exemption or deduction that will save or create something of value.

Most TEA partiers want a flat tax, with a handful of deductions... hence no loopholes.

Career corruptocrats wield the tax code like an assault weapon they want banned.

They do immense collateral damage with their drive-by porkulus like cash for clunkers.

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#96 Feb 11, 2014
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There are millions of individual loopholes. One person's loophole is another lobbyist's absolutely necessary tax credit, exemption or deduction that will save or create something of value.
Most TEA partiers want a flat tax, with a handful of deductions... hence no loopholes.
Career corruptocrats wield the tax code like an assault weapon they want banned.
They do immense collateral damage with their drive-by porkulus like cash for clunkers.
try that Denmark, not
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#97 Feb 12, 2014
30-40 years and before ago what GE and other rich people do off shoring and cheating on taxes we called EVIL AND BAD. Now it is called clever.

30-40 years ago being greedy and underhanded was bad....Now it is clever.

Capitalism is great

Crony for the rich only fascist capitalism is vile and evil.
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#98 Feb 12, 2014
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There are millions of individual loopholes. One person's loophole is another lobbyist's absolutely necessary tax credit, exemption or deduction that will save or create something of value.
Most TEA partiers want a flat tax, with a handful of deductions... hence no loopholes.
Career corruptocrats wield the tax code like an assault weapon they want banned.
They do immense collateral damage with their drive-by porkulus like cash for clunkers.
Flat tax is AWESOME for the rich and higher wage earners. It is horrible and destructive to working class and poor.

Right now most working class and below people pay very little taxes FOR GOOD REASON ...Flat tax will mean they live on less and inch closer to poverty.

JUST WHAT THE RICH TRAITORS WANT.
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#100 Feb 12, 2014
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Flat tax is AWESOME for the rich and higher wage earners. It is horrible and destructive to working class and poor.
Right now most working class and below people pay very little taxes FOR GOOD REASON ...Flat tax will mean they live on less and inch closer to poverty.
JUST WHAT THE RICH TRAITORS WANT.
The poor pay no tax. That would continue under the 9/9/9 plan.

The rich traitors are all democrats like buffett and soros.

clinton and holder pardoned America's largest tax evader, marc rich.
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#101 Feb 12, 2014
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The poor pay no tax. That would continue under the 9/9/9 plan.
The rich traitors are all democrats like buffett and soros.
clinton and holder pardoned America's largest tax evader, marc rich.
Your insane. The rich would still off shore most there money and pay "9" on small amounts. THIS NATION WOULD COLLAPSE. It has been figured out under your idea the federal Gov. would not take enough in keep the military open for business much less anything else..

FLAT TAX WOULD KILL THE MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKING POOR..

Right now most working class people with children pay no taxes. Under your plan they would pay taxes...MOST FAMILIES THAT MEANS CUTS TO FOOD OR THINGS THEY NEED..

But yes flat tax would be great for you RICH TRAITORS.

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#102 Feb 12, 2014
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Your insane. The rich would still off shore most there money and pay "9" on small amounts. THIS NATION WOULD COLLAPSE. It has been figured out under your idea the federal Gov. would not take enough in keep the military open for business much less anything else..
FLAT TAX WOULD KILL THE MIDDLE CLASS AND WORKING POOR..
Right now most working class people with children pay no taxes. Under your plan they would pay taxes...MOST FAMILIES THAT MEANS CUTS TO FOOD OR THINGS THEY NEED..
But yes flat tax would be great for you RICH TRAITORS.
Only a moron thinks people want to keep their money in Bermuda, Fiji or Barbados.

Offshoring would cease overnight.

The Sales Tax would not apply to food and clothing. the income tax wouldn't start until single filers earned $20k.

High taxes are preferred by the liberal Nazis running our govt. presently.

Liberals create more poor.
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#103 Feb 12, 2014
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Only a moron thinks people want to keep their money in Bermuda, Fiji or Barbados.
Offshoring would cease overnight.
The Sales Tax would not apply to food and clothing. the income tax wouldn't start until single filers earned $20k.
High taxes are preferred by the liberal Nazis running our govt. presently.
Liberals create more poor.
Who does the rich off shore jobs and money then? SO THEY CAN CHEAT AND GET BUY CHEAP...They hate the USA and do care.

Even so at 20K if lets say single mom with two kids. Barely sqeaking by now. You want them to suffer more so RICH PEOPLE GET A BREAK EVEN MORE THEN NOW.

Most rich people and big business already pay almost ZERO taxes because of tax shelters..

I don't like high taxes. We could lower the tax rate to 20% on everyone making over 1 million bucks a year and they get no tax shelters or deductions and we would have budget surplus ad working class would have more money to help grow economy.

OH YES THE MIDDLE CLASS GROWS ECONOMY NOT RICH LIKE YOU THINK

Who do you think buys the stuff the rich make??? YEP WORKERS...So why make them poorer?

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#104 Feb 12, 2014
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Who does the rich off shore jobs and money then? SO THEY CAN CHEAT AND GET BUY CHEAP...They hate the USA and do care.
Even so at 20K if lets say single mom with two kids. Barely sqeaking by now. You want them to suffer more so RICH PEOPLE GET A BREAK EVEN MORE THEN NOW.
Most rich people and big business already pay almost ZERO taxes because of tax shelters..
I don't like high taxes. We could lower the tax rate to 20% on everyone making over 1 million bucks a year and they get no tax shelters or deductions and we would have budget surplus ad working class would have more money to help grow economy.
OH YES THE MIDDLE CLASS GROWS ECONOMY NOT RICH LIKE YOU THINK
Who do you think buys the stuff the rich make??? YEP WORKERS...So why make them poorer?
Try not to get your panties in a bunch.

Vilifying the rich is as dumb as vilifying the poor. If you want to see some corrupt rich, look no further than the largest traitorcrat donors like soros, and buffett. clinton and holder pardoned America's largest tax evader, marc rich, because he donated to hillary's senate campaign.

The reason we have more poor in America every year is because liberals create them. you've turned our schools into rackets with corrupt teacher union tenure.

Will Rodgers once said taxes create more cheaters than golf.
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#105 Feb 12, 2014
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Try not to get your panties in a bunch.
Vilifying the rich is as dumb as vilifying the poor. If you want to see some corrupt rich, look no further than the largest traitorcrat donors like soros, and buffett. clinton and holder pardoned America's largest tax evader, marc rich, because he donated to hillary's senate campaign.
The reason we have more poor in America every year is because liberals create them. you've turned our schools into rackets with corrupt teacher union tenure.
Will Rodgers once said taxes create more cheaters than golf.
You rich vilify the poor all the time. You make people poor when you out source jobs and off shore money so budgets that help them get cut.

Leona Helmsly(GOP GODDESS) Said taxes are for the little people. Like you current GOP voters think. You think rich should pay next to nothing and all taxes should be paid by working class and poor..

ADMIT IT ADMIT IT..........You wont but it is what you want/.

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#106 Feb 12, 2014
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You rich vilify the poor all the time. You make people poor when you out source jobs and off shore money so budgets that help them get cut.
Leona Helmsly(GOP GODDESS) Said taxes are for the little people. Like you current GOP voters think. You think rich should pay next to nothing and all taxes should be paid by working class and poor..
ADMIT IT ADMIT IT..........You wont but it is what you want/.
Please provide proof Leona was a major Republican leader or donor.

Billionaire investor Warren Buffett triggered a major debate over taxes recently when he wrote in The New York Times that he should be paying more to the federal government. He called on Washington lawmakers to up tax rates on the rich.

But it turns out that Buffett’s own company, Berkshire Hathaway, has had every opportunity to pay more taxes over the last decade. Instead, it’s been mired in a protracted legal battle with the Internal Revenue Service over a bill that one analyst estimates may total $1 billion.

Yes, that’s right: while Warren Buffett complains that the rich aren’t paying their fair share his own company has been fighting tooth and nail to avoid paying a larger share.

The story of Berkshire's years-long tax battle, which is generally known in business circles, took on new life this week when a group called Americans for Limited Government (ALG) reported that, according to Berkshire Hathaway’s own annual report, the company is embroiled in an ongoing standoff over its tax bills.

Liberal hypocrisy knows no bounds.

The biggest reason for inequality is the liberal assault on our family unit and schools with generational welfare, open borders and corrupt teacher's unions.

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#107 Mar 11, 2014
Clever or rich

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#108 May 8, 2014
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Its called Keynesian economics, size doesnt matter as much as you think..get a clue!
I retract that statement, many women like Obama cause he's well endowed? lol!
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#110 Jun 1, 2014
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There are millions of individual loopholes. One person's loophole is another lobbyist's absolutely necessary tax credit, exemption or deduction that will save or create something of value.
Most TEA partiers want a flat tax, with a handful of deductions... hence no loopholes.
Career corruptocrats wield the tax code like an assault weapon they want banned.
They do immense collateral damage with their drive-by porkulus like cash for clunkers.
People in hell want a/c
Ohh Em Gee

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#111 Jun 2, 2014
swedenforever wrote:
<quoted text> People in hell want a/c
You do realize he posted that in January dont you? Your embarrassing post is about 5 months too late. Try again later spam troll.

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