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Yup, seems they didn’t want to once again be raped by trump and his band of thieves. 

 


Word quibble from a word girl: can we stop using the word rape to mean something other than the violent sex act that it is? And can we stop calling everyone who we think is a racist a Nazi or Hitler? Victims of rape and victims of the Nazis deserve more respect than to see those words watered down and rendered useless by constant misuse.

 

Thanks for your consideration.

 

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
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@KidBoy2 wrote:
and invest an additional $1 billion in the United States in 2018



NEW YORK — AT&T Inc said on Wednesday it will pay $1,000 bonuses to more than 200,000 employees and invest an additional $1 billion in the United States in 2018 once a tax reform bill approved by Congress is signed into law.

Bingo.

 

"The key to success is to keep growing in all areas of life - mental, emotional, spiritual, as well as physical." Julius Erving
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FACT: Republicans repeatedly stated when they get in power, they favored a simple, FLAT tax. This bill has approximately 500 pages.

You are correct and I supported a flat tax with one page of rules also but politicians cannot be trusted (either flavor).

 

FACT: Republicans repeatedly stated they would close corporate tax loopholes, but they didn't

See above answer.

 

FACT: Republicans repeatedly stated they would NOT add to the deficit It will add between 1.5 and 2 Trillion dollars to the deficit. So much for caring about our financial future.

They didn't make that promise but what they did say is the DEBT would be reduced over 8 years.

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2017-03-09/trump-promised-to-eliminate-national-debt-in-eigh...

 

FACT: Republicans LIED by calling this a middle class tax bill. Per an independent analysis, about 83% of the benefits of the bill will go to either corporations or the rich.

It is a middle class tax cut along with all the other classes. It is a partial return of the tax monies you paid in. If no money was paid in, no money is returned.

 

FACT: Trump broke his campaign promise to get rid of the "Carried Interest" rule for Hedge Fund Managers.

True statement. I think(?) this is something that Trump wanted but couldn't get agreement on. Why should hedge fund managers making millions of dollars be taxed at 20% when others at this income level are paying 39.5%?

 

FACT: High income people have a much larger child tax credit than those on the low end of the scale.

Not true. The new law allows high income people to be eligible for the (same) credit low income people get!

http://nymag.com/daily/intelligencer/2017/12/how-the-trump-tax-bill-will-affect-you.html


 

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@bkohatl wrote:

Lost on many, Trump SWORE THAT HE and CRUEL KOCHS, VICIOUS DEVOS, MERCILESS REBKAH MERCER and AntiChrist Hedge Fund Manager Paul Singer wouldn't make a cent off the deal. Auditors and CPA's indicate Trump will get an $11,000,000 a year tax cut, while someone earning $25,000 will see $60 and someone earning $40,000 will see $200.  And no one has ever explained why people working for a living in factories and offices, Moms and Dads, must pay 28% tax on $40,000 while Billionaire Paul Singer pays on 14% on Billions from Raping Puerto Rico and Argentina. Well, I am SHOCKED, SHOCKED, I SAY, to find out that Donald Trump is a LIAR, in addition to being a thief and bully.001 Donald Trump minimum wage.JPG


Did those kids work for Carrier??



Possibly, more likely their Parents did, or their parents had a small business that was used by the Carrier employees, or a diner where the former employees got lunch, or another store that had to lay them off because the Carrier ex-employees no longer had the money to shop there, or a business that supplied one of those stores.
See, Republicans are incapable of connecting ANY dots that expose their rapacity or the evil their policies inflect on ordinary Americans. They think higher taxes will just be given to junkies, but lower taxes will immediately transfer to workers paychecks. It's childish I know, but how else can you explain their joy at having an emotional and intellectual 6-year-old as POTUS? Der Trumper is JUST LIKE THEM, only he's a more successful crook.
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@rk9152 wrote:

@bkohatl wrote:

Lost on many, Trump SWORE THAT HE and CRUEL KOCHS, VICIOUS DEVOS, MERCILESS REBKAH MERCER and AntiChrist Hedge Fund Manager Paul Singer wouldn't make a cent off the deal. Auditors and CPA's indicate Trump will get an $11,000,000 a year tax cut, while someone earning $25,000 will see $60 and someone earning $40,000 will see $200.  And no one has ever explained why people working for a living in factories and offices, Moms and Dads, must pay 28% tax on $40,000 while Billionaire Paul Singer pays on 14% on Billions from Raping Puerto Rico and Argentina. Well, I am SHOCKED, SHOCKED, I SAY, to find out that Donald Trump is a LIAR, in addition to being a thief and bully.001 Donald Trump minimum wage.JPG


Did those kids work for Carrier??


So far, the Republicans have not been able to reverse the rules on hiring children to work in factories so, no, they did not work for Carrier.  I believe,  however, the point of the picture was to point out the human misery caused by Trump and his policies. You may have missed that point......lots of conservatives do. 

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@bkohatl wrote:

Lost on many, Trump SWORE THAT HE and CRUEL KOCHS, VICIOUS DEVOS, MERCILESS REBKAH MERCER and AntiChrist Hedge Fund Manager Paul Singer wouldn't make a cent off the deal. Auditors and CPA's indicate Trump will get an $11,000,000 a year tax cut, while someone earning $25,000 will see $60 and someone earning $40,000 will see $200.  And no one has ever explained why people working for a living in factories and offices, Moms and Dads, must pay 28% tax on $40,000 while Billionaire Paul Singer pays on 14% on Billions from Raping Puerto Rico and Argentina. Well, I am SHOCKED, SHOCKED, I SAY, to find out that Donald Trump is a LIAR, in addition to being a thief and bully.001 Donald Trump minimum wage.JPG


Did those kids work for Carrier??

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Lost on many, Trump SWORE THAT HE and CRUEL KOCHS, VICIOUS DEVOS, MERCILESS REBKAH MERCER and AntiChrist Hedge Fund Manager Paul Singer wouldn't make a cent off the deal. Auditors and CPA's indicate Trump will get an $11,000,000 a year tax cut, while someone earning $25,000 will see $60 and someone earning $40,000 will see $200.  And no one has ever explained why people working for a living in factories and offices, Moms and Dads, must pay 28% tax on $40,000 while Billionaire Paul Singer pays on 14% on Billions from Raping Puerto Rico and Argentina. Well, I am SHOCKED, SHOCKED, I SAY, to find out that Donald Trump is a LIAR, in addition to being a thief and bully.001 Donald Trump minimum wage.JPG

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http://www.dslreports.com/shownews/ATT-Lays-Off-Up-to-1400-Employees-Just-Before-Christmas-140923

 

Up to 1400 AT&T employees are getting coal in their stocking courtesy of AT&T. The installers tell the New York Post they received pink slips despite numerous promises by AT&T that it's dedicated to "creating jobs" thanks to the death of net neutrality and a lower tax rate courtesy of the Trump administration. The layoffs come as AT&T begins shifting its attention from traditional TV delivery methods (DirecTV satellite, AT&T IPTV), and toward streaming video services like DirecTV Now. AT&T is also planning another new, wireless-centric streaming video effort to be launched sometime in the new year.

 

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The cuts came just as AT&T was busy promising it would create jobs in the wake of the Trump administration's new tax plan, which prioritizes giving tax breaks to giant companies like AT&T.

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@Richva—Should we remind Kid that loose restrictions with regard to Wall Sreet, which the idiot in chief has once again loosened, were in part what led to near total financial ruin?  

 

Or maybe we should remind him it happened under the watch of a Republican president, who had ignorantly implemented trickle down economics?

 

Or maybe we should remind him it was Mr. Obama who pulled this country back from the abyss of financial ruin?

 

Or that trump is STILL riding the coattails of the fiscal recovery under Obama, but taking full credit for it, all the while setting the stage for  another economic collapse?

 

Gee, I miss having a real president!

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@KidBoy2 wrote:
=========================== Gee, a political party that made promises and did not keep them.

FYI The low end pay no Federal Income Tax...in fact they get money
back.

How much did our Federal deficit go up under Obama...it doubled.

It did double but that was because Obama had to fix the Bush Great Recession.  Just think, he got it all fixed and the deficit headed down just in time for the Republicans to give away the farm when there was no need for a stimulus package. That means all gravy for corporations and the rich followed but big trouble when Trump tanks the economy (as Republicans always do) and we don't have any resources left to fix it. 

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