Henry Payne by Henry Payne

Henry Payne

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  1. Tax Man

    Tax Man said, 4 months ago

    Well, that is what happens when tax RATES are too high. The corporation has a responsibility to maximize the value of the corporation; not to pay as much tax as possible.

  2. l84lnup

    l84lnup said, 4 months ago

    @Tax Man

    you are correct. but don’t forget no business pays taxes, all the taxes and expenses are passed to the consumer. so every time you punish the evil business with higher taxes you are just hurting the little guy.

  3. ODon

    ODon said, 4 months ago

    @l84lnup

    Taxes are not punishment but politicians have made them very inconsistent.

  4. r2varney

    r2varney said, 4 months ago

    @Tax Man

    But a corporation also has a responsibility to the “social good”. There is no “free lunch” and what he (the corporation) does not pay is taken out of the pockets of the middle class.. who do not have lawyers and accountants to prevent it.

  5. wbr

    wbr said, 4 months ago

    I see r2varney and neoconman agree

  6. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, 4 months ago

    America: Love it or leave it (but paying money to support it is for suckers).

  7. The Wolf In Your Midst

    The Wolf In Your Midst said, 4 months ago

    @Tax Man

    Which is the problem with defining corporations as “people”: By their very nature, they are psychopaths, concerned only with bettering their own circumstances without thought to the harm caused to others.

  8. MangeyMoose

    MangeyMoose said, 4 months ago

    Careful, Henry. Don’t insult one of the few peoples left who are still reasonably friendly to us.

  9. yusodum

    yusodum said, 4 months ago

    Burger King is on the stock exchange and pays out a dividend. Since most of their stockholders would be foreigners, it means that their main purpose always was dragging money out of the US. I don’t see why people suddenly now feels as if this move is a betrayal to the US. Burger King does not care about the US. In fact, they are required by law to not care about the US.

  10. tauyen

    tauyen said, 4 months ago

    reply to ‘yusodum’.
    Huh? Most of the stockholders would be foreigners? If by that you mean non US, what make you think that most US stockholders will sell their shares? Of course if the merger is a stock swap than there would be no US holders of common stock, but there are always ADRs

    But, if this bothers you, don’t eat there. Your arteries will thank you.

  11. Beau Nobo

    Beau Nobo said, 4 months ago

    Maybe they will start selling poutaine to go with their fries.

  12. Gypsy8

    Gypsy8 said, 4 months ago

    Paul Bunyan was a Minnesotan.

  13. Hiram Bingham

    Hiram Bingham said, 4 months ago

    @Gypsy8

    ^ But he’s a lumberjack and he’s OK.

  14. MortyForTyrant

    MortyForTyrant said, 4 months ago

    It “paynes” me to see that Henry still can’t let go of the cars. Come on people, cough up some dollars so he can finally own one…

  15. churchillwasright

    churchillwasright said, 4 months ago

    @MortyForTyrant

    He works for the Detroit News. The Motor City. They build cars there (tho not as many as they used to.)

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