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Stuart Carlson

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  1. nance19oped

    nance19oped said, about 2 hours ago

    Many of those taxpayers are losing their jobs and then having to pay more in taxes. What a great deal this is NOT. And I read that of the 1000 jobs that will be retained, 800 are planned to be replaced by automation.

  2. PainterArt

    PainterArt GoComics PRO Member said, about 2 hours ago

    So we give big tax breaks to corporations to keep half the jobs in the US. We give tax breaks to the wealthy because they are “job creators”. We build up infastructure with out companies and wealthy paying for it so that companies can get their goods to market.We tax the middle class for all this because we are saving half their jobs. The logic. Trump middle class voters call this a “win”!


    Meanwhile these companies eventually move their manufacturing to other countries.


    But since Pence became governor in 2013, the state has awarded millions of dollars in economic development incentives to companies that have moved production to foreign countries such as Mexico and China. Those production shifts have cost thousands of Hoosiers their jobs during Pence’s time in office.


    An IndyStar analysis found that the Indiana Economic Development Corporation — which Pence leads — has approved $24 million in incentives to 10 companies that sent work to foreign countries. Of those incentives, nearly $8.7 million has been paid out so far.


    During that same period, those companies terminated or announced layoffs of more than 3,800 Hoosier workers while shifting production to other countries, where labor tends to be far less expensive.


    The state has clawed back or put a hold on some or all of the incentives in four of those cases, returning $746,000 in taxpayer subsidies. But in the other six cases, the companies faced no consequences.


  3. Old Crow Nobo

    Old Crow Nobo said, about 2 hours ago

    Just the beginning of the great right wing give away fire sale.

    Then they will bankrupt the rest of us.

  4. Mr Blawt

    Mr Blawt said, 16 minutes ago

    Trump was right, we are so tired of winning, we are asking, please can we stop winning? And paying for it… And he is saying no, there are a lot more companies who would like tax breaks to send jobs to Mexico.

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