The walking dead!!

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When contemplating cradle to the grave welfare or other programs designed to save people from their self-seving means, we are given stark reminders that the weak are usually eaten or fall by the wayside as the strong carve out a niche for themselves.  Caring for the weak is meant to be a temporary thing and those who demonstrate a chronic weakness should be slated for destruction. I believe that if you put yourself in the weak category you voluntarily accept that your destiny will be meted out by someone else and that some fucking idiot will make it look like this person needs care forevermore.

Please observe what I am trying to demonstrate as I describe this situation. Imagine that you have to fare for yourself in a world where law has broken down and food is scarce. You are your best resource and a lazy welfare asshole who sits on his ass is a liability. Rather than feed this piece of shit, you would leave his/her ass to the wolves rather than risk anything to help this lazy fuck survive. I see the modern society as pretty much the same. If you would abandon the lazy piece of shit in a time of need, then why keep this asshole alive now? If a person is unwilling to earn their keep then leave them to perish! When given the hard choice I bet that the lazy bastard would choose to earn their keep. Those who are truly down on their luck would be given a good example, and the teen idiots that keep having kids that they can’t take care of would think twice before fucking out of turn!

These are sensible choices NOT paid for by the people busting ass for a living and this would convince more worker bees to quit having kids that they cannot take care of. This is common sense and goes against the Liberal cradle to the grave welfare plan that they have.

The laws governing conglomerates would also have to be re-enacted and enforced so that the fucking liberals wouldn’t have anything to bitch about, like they ALWAYS do! We need a change up in politics that does not favor the oligarchs, but this is never gonna happen because the Repubs/Dems have the plan locked up. Stupid fucking people…….just too stupid to see the bigger plan that fucks ALL of the people in place of the rich…

Freedom and stars ‘n’ stripes!

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I find it very disturbing how accepted it is that people in power will commit crimes but will never be held accountable for them. Those who are close to or who are Government officials run around on our dime flouting the laws of the land with impunity due to their privileged positions given to them by the American public. These dicks lie to the highest officials in our legal system and are protected for it because the lies are supposedly related to their job or to protecting national security, but really the outcome is a perverted notion held by some super rich asshole who has lost touch with any notion of what the public desires. These crimes go unpunished every day due to the fact that you cannot arrest and prosecute the people who own the governments of the civilized world, the billionaires who have the law in their back pockets. 

There is conflict over whether or not people like Julian Assange and Edward Snowdon should be prosecuted, and the argument will go on forever, debated by liberals, conservatives and moderates, but the fact of the matter is, we learned most definitely that if you have the right connections, then you will NEVER see the inside of a jail cell. I don’t really think that I can put a price on what these scandals have taught the intelligent people of the world. I say intelligent meaning the small sliver of humanity that sees through the bullshit right to the value of the story. I don’t give a shit about the national security implications the Repubs keep screaming about, or the tree hugging bullshit on the opposite end of the argument, I am only concerned with the fact that it brought to stark clarity the disparity between the powerful and the powerless. Snowden said that Orwell’s 1984 was already a reality and I believe this. The fact that you can barely walk to a street corner or a building without being on camera is a glaring testament to how deeply our privacy has been violated. Republidicks will say that it helps the cops get the scum suckers. Dimmocrats will say that they don’t really like it ‘But if it makes us safer…..’ 

The bottom line is that these developments only give the power brokers a line on what the public is doing 24/7, PERIOD! The sheeple of this country, ( 80% ), have allowed the shepherds ultimate control to lead them to shear and slaughter while they sit around sucking up Duck Dynasty and Storage Wars. Anything that the average person does to try to even the playing field ends up being scrutinized and subject to the laws of the people watching from the cameras. This seems kind of paranoid, but what would YOU do if you had all the power in the world and wanted to make sure that the public wasn’t planning to French Revolution your ass? Make sense? These people are not subject to our laws and break them on a regular basis while we sit by shoving our heads farther and farther into the sand. We watch CNN and all of the other pablum factories, just sucking up their superficial bullshit and squabbling over surface issues designed to take our little sheep minds off of what we do not want to know. Control IS an illusion, an illusion that WE are unwilling to risk a thing to make real. We could exert control if we weren’t so preoccupied with protecting the small piece of the pie that the billionaires have allowed us to cull us to sleep. 

The reality is that most of us have taken the blue pill and don’t want to wake up. Those that do face an uphill battle. Just fucking plug me back into the Matrix and I’ll stop fighting. Superficial issues like God, politics, abortion, they are all peripheral issues designed to confound the senses and divide the forces and they have worked like the bell on Pavlov’s dogs! Pretty sad indictment of mankind, huh? One of the biggest reasons that I am an atheist is because I wanted to shake of the yoke of the ultimate form of crowd control; religion. More armies are divided by this than anything, and when they are united by it, it’s usually in a murderous fervor, something that I want nothing to do with. Since declaring my freedom, my mind has expanded incredibly and my ability to see through the bullshit has become exponential. Freethought has cleared and focused my mind and helped me rid myself of the blinders provided by media and other public sources. 

I may not make any difference at all, but I will not live with my head stuck in the sand ignoring the disappearing freedoms that we used to enjoy. I will end this rant and return to my futile endeavors now so remember, I’m WAAATCHING youuuuuuuu!

Corporate greed!!

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18 Of America’s Biggest Companies Using Tax Havens To Skirt $92 Billion In U.S. Taxes: CTJ

The Huffington Post  |  By Posted: 06/03/2013 1:58 pm EDT  |  Updated: 06/03/2013 5:05 pm EDT

 

Apple may be getting all the attention from lawmakers and the news media for its offshore tax practices, but a new report finds that other major companies are using similar tactics to avoid paying taxes on billions of dollars in profits.

At least 18 companies, including Nike, Microsoft and Apple, are stashing profits in offshore tax havens likely in a bid to avoid paying taxes, according to a new report from the Citizens for Tax Justice, a left-leaning research group. If the companies brought that money home, they would pay combined more than $92 billion in U.S. taxes, the report found.

“It’s misguided to say it’s some unique thing that Apple has created,” said Matthew Gardner, the executive director of the Institute on Taxation and Economic Policy, a research partner of CTJ. “A lot of big companies are very likely doing it.”

A Nike spokesperson declined to comment on the report. Microsoft and Apple didn’t immediately return messages from The Huffington Post seeking comment.

Apple came under fire last month after a Senate hearing revealed that the company paid just 2 percent in taxes on $74 billion in profits by housing its money in an Irish subsidiary that hadn’t declared its tax residency anywhere in the world. Apple CEO Tim Cook told lawmakers that the company pays “all the taxes we owe,” which, while technically true, offers an example of the larger issue of corporate tax avoidance that some lawmakers are targeting.

Companies like Apple are able to use loopholes to legally keep their money in other countries, and they don’t have to pay U.S. taxes on that money unless it comes back home. When a corporation brings money stashed abroad back to the U.S., it pays the difference between what was already paid in taxes to the country where the money was previously held and the top U.S. corporate tax rate of 35 percent.

The companies on CTJ’s list disclosed in their filings with the Securities and Exchange Commission that if they brought their overseas profits back to the U.S. they would pay a tax rate above 30 percent, indicating that the countries where their money is currently housed have very low tax rates.

 

“When you see somebody estimated that we’d pay 30 percent or even 35 percent when we bring these profits back, that is an indirect admission that they’ve paid nothing,” Gardner said. “There’s a very small number of countries in which you can pay single digits in taxes on your profits — and those countries have an awful lot of beach front.”

Gardner noted it’s likely there are more companies than those on CTJ’s list that avoid taxes by keeping their profits in other countries. The SEC offers companies two options when disclosing their U.S. tax rate for profits housed overseas: They can either estimate what their rate would be if they brought the profits back, or they can claim that it’s too complicated to figure out, Gardner said.

The companies that made CTJ’s list are those that offered an estimate, but there are 235 other companies that told the SEC that they’re holding profits overseas but didn’t disclose their hypothetical U.S. tax rate, according to the CTJ report. In total, these non-disclosing companies hold almost $1.3 trillion in non-repatriated profits abroad, CTJ found.

“In all likelihood the vast majority of these 235 companies could give you a good estimate of what they’d pay if these profits were brought back,” Gardner said. “The idea that they can’t just figure out what they’d pay if these profits were brought back is pretty laughable.”

Many of the companies discussed in CTJ’s report, including Apple, have pushed lawmakers to grant a holiday on taxes for corporate profits brought back home, or to move towards a territorial tax system that would allow companies to effectively pay no U.S. taxes on the income they earn abroad. Supporters of such proposals argue that adopting a simpler corporate tax code would make the U.S. a friendlier place to do business, while critics say the policies could cost America billions of dollars in tax revenue.

But Gardner said it’s difficult for lawmakers to assess those proposals when they don’t know how much companies are paying in taxes abroad.

“It’s asking an awful lot for Congress to evaluate these questions without having access to this basic information,” he said. “That’s the bottom line. Congress should have access to information that they currently don’t have access to.”

Also on HuffPost:

The Most Outrageous Corporate Tax Loopholes
 

Also in the news-How the middle class is subsidizing both the super rich and the welfare poor! The bottom line is that the middle class is sinking in the mire that the super rich have caused and we are expected to pick up the tab for assholes who sit on their asses as well! When does the Fed construct some programs to reward the working for being victimized by both the rich and the poor?? We cannot absorb this for much longer as the middle class sinks and the rich continue to get richer! Tax religion and business the way that they should be taxed and kick fucking idiots off of the welfare system and we have a chance to survive. Keep flotsam financed and we will not! This requires that stupid liberals grab their nuts and crack some eggs instead of sipping organic coffee as Rome fucking burns!! Not that the Tea Party has ANY answers, it doesn’t. As long as GOD rules the right then they can’t be effective either!