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Ralph Nader: Solution to Debt Crisis is to End Corporate Welfare from Pacifica Network

Sean 2012/05/07 03:20:07
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  • Pat 2012/05/07 05:07:57
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    Ralph! Where have you been? We were just talking about Ralph Nader and wondering why no one's heard from him during the run up to the campaign. We should end corporate welfare. Don't know Pacifica Network is but I'll look it up.

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  • SoCal71 2012/05/09 19:49:06
    SoCal71
    +1
    How about we end welfare period.
  • S. Gompers 2012/05/08 05:26:37
    S. Gompers
    +1
    I have been saying that for years, but it falls on deaf ears.
  • Raymond Allamby 2012/05/07 10:00:47
    Raymond Allamby
    +2
    too true, but i'm sure the little brains of the repug party will be up in arms over this post.
  • Lady Wh... Raymond... 2012/05/07 12:31:34
  • Lady Whitewolf 2012/05/07 09:47:34
    Lady Whitewolf
    +2
    End ALL corporate welfare
    End ALL welfare for THE WEALTHY
    End ALL welfare for BIG OIL.
  • Sean Lady Wh... 2012/05/07 11:42:05
    Sean
    +1
    Great Post Lady Whitewolf, thanks. By the way, are you fan of wolves, is that you use that as a pen name for this site?
  • Lady Wh... Sean 2012/05/07 12:33:03
    Lady Whitewolf
    +1
    Yup! And I am a big fan of Wolves and the Wolf is my persona Totum animal. I have a large amount of Native American blood in me.
  • blissful 2012/05/07 05:40:34
    blissful
    +1
    If it isn't this, it's that! I am about to blow my top trying to figure out what the future brings.
  • Pet Rock Whisperer 2012/05/07 05:12:02
    Pet Rock Whisperer
    +1
    Jesse Ventura and Ralph Nadar for 2012
  • Lady Wh... Pet Roc... 2012/05/07 09:47:57
    Lady Whitewolf
    +2
    THAT would be interesting....
  • Pet Roc... Lady Wh... 2012/05/07 17:10:27
    Pet Rock Whisperer
    +1
    Wouldn't it be? To actually have a President and VP that have good honest integrity.
  • Lady Wh... Pet Roc... 2012/05/07 17:54:17
    Lady Whitewolf
    +1
    LOLZ! with Nader's brain and Jessie kickin' everyone's butt!
  • Pat 2012/05/07 05:07:57
    Pat
    +3
    Ralph! Where have you been? We were just talking about Ralph Nader and wondering why no one's heard from him during the run up to the campaign. We should end corporate welfare. Don't know Pacifica Network is but I'll look it up.
  • sjalan 2012/05/07 03:42:55
    sjalan
    +1
    Reasonable comments.
  • Sean sjalan 2012/05/07 04:09:55
    Sean
    +1
    What's your thoughts on the solutions he proposes namely ending corporate welfare?
  • sjalan Sean 2012/05/07 05:06:02
    sjalan
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    It is very simular to what I want to do. GET RID of the Corporate tax code all together and implace the personal tax code with no dependants deduction no interest deduction for personal property or homes for anyone. OVERALL the tax rate for everyone would be lower. Every CITIZEN (since Citizens United makes corporations citizens) tax them at the same rate as the regular guy.

    :) I figure the effective rate would drop to about 16-18%. across the board.
  • Sean sjalan 2012/05/07 11:48:23
    Sean
    +1
    Well you know my position on the monetary system, however, as long as we're going to continue having this cancerous system, you proposal make sense, I like it. I would go further, and either get rid of corporations all together, or start enforcing the sheets of paper called laws in the legal system of the federal governments, and the individual states that do enable the government to SHUT A CORPORATION DOWN if it's not performing a public good, you can remove a corporation's charter, putting it out of business, and corporations SHOULD NOT have rights of real people, individuals in charge of corporations, CEOs, executives, should be subject to CRIMINAL prosecution just as an individual is, my punishment would not be putting them in a concentration camp, I am against those, I am for shutting those down, put them on a desert island, and let them fend for themselves.
  • sjalan Sean 2012/05/07 16:10:30
    sjalan
    +1
    OH don't get me wrong Corporation must not have the leagal standing of individuals, but under Citizens United SCOTUS decision they do, so they are no longer corporations but individuals and as such corporate tax codes no longer apply. Hence, equipment depreciation, investment credits etc all this extra stuff that they get to deduct before taxes no longer applies and they will have to pay just like anyone else.

    BIG SMILEY FACE.
  • Sean sjalan 2012/05/07 16:12:09
    Sean
    Well that's one pice of good news!
  • sjalan Sean 2012/05/07 16:21:00
    sjalan
    +1
    You miss interpert what I was trying to say. That is the way my theory of what should be happening to the tax code. That is NOT what is really happening.

    Oh too. one of the neat things is that an individual is limited. look under campaign finance law.

    http://www.fec.gov/pages/broc...

    Hence it is my theory that corportions, pacs, superpacs are all to be held to the same restrictions.

    Another consequence of being greedy
  • Lady Wh... Sean 2012/05/07 17:55:25
    Lady Whitewolf
    +1
    NO MORE corporate welfare! And END the subsidies for big oil!!!
  • Peewee ~PWCM~ 2012/05/07 03:40:25
    Peewee ~PWCM~
    +1
    Is that old kook still around? Does anyone actually take him seriously?
  • Pet Roc... Peewee ... 2012/05/07 05:10:37
    Pet Rock Whisperer
    +2
    Because of Ralph Nader we drive safer cars, eat healthier food, breathe better air, drink cleaner water, and work in safer environments.

    Only a "kook" wouldn't take him seriously!
  • Peewee ... Pet Roc... 2012/05/07 13:09:05
    Peewee ~PWCM~
    So Nader is responsible for the EPA & OSHA? My dream car is a red/white convertable Corvair Monza Spyder. I just wouldn't drive it like an idiot.
  • Pet Roc... Peewee ... 2012/05/07 17:06:57
    Pet Rock Whisperer
    +1
    My first vehicle was a VW bus. After two engines failed I put a Corvair pancake 6 in it. With the added horsepower and the extra weight behind the back axle, it would quite easily do wheelies!
  • Peewee ... Pet Roc... 2012/05/07 18:40:26
    Peewee ~PWCM~
    +1
    You were supposed to fill it up with hippies!
  • Pet Roc... Peewee ... 2012/05/07 18:55:12
    Pet Rock Whisperer
    +1
    No way, I sold it instead. Got a 72 Dodge Dart Demon with a 392 hemi.
    dodge dart demon
  • Peewee ... Pet Roc... 2012/05/07 19:04:39
    Peewee ~PWCM~
    +1
    SWEET!
  • Pet Roc... Peewee ... 2012/05/08 00:36:16
    Pet Rock Whisperer
    +1
    TY!!

    It also would pull the wheels off the ground! Bwah hah hah hah!
    17 yr old kid goes from a VW bus to that with a monster under the hood....

    = lots of tickets in a very short time!
  • Peewee ... Pet Roc... 2012/05/08 03:13:42
    Peewee ~PWCM~
    +1
    My first car wasn't a race car but it was fast! It was a '68 Olds Regency 4dr that I bought from my uncle. Well maintained, loaded and the old Rocket 455. The cruise control was a dial on the dashboard. We thought gas prices were rediculous then. They just don't make 'em like that any more, do they? Got no tickets, would have gotten my butt kicked.
  • abubincrazy 2012/05/07 03:26:15
    abubincrazy
    +2
    Nader is dead-wrong.
    End government metastasis.
    Washington needs a HUGE enema, followed by radical excision and irradiation of cancerous bureaucracies and programs.
    Elimination of our toxic "leadership" is the first step to a cure.
  • Roblem ... abubinc... 2012/05/07 16:44:08
    Roblem BN-0
    +2
    As long as big money runs DC with the revolving door from the private/public sectors that can never change.
  • abubinc... Roblem ... 2012/05/08 01:33:24
    abubincrazy
    +1
    Bag-men, the lobbyists Obama said he was going to eliminate, have pumped his campaign full.
  • Roblem ... abubinc... 2012/05/08 05:00:05
    Roblem BN-0
    +1
    Yes... disappointments. Can you name a politician who doesn't/hasn't?

    The answer certainly isn't Romney.

    Publicly funded elections = no lobbyists, no private funding,

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