If multinational corporations had to pay for the security the US taxpayers provide with our global military?
presence, would they suddenly find the costs of labor here more competitive? Would the value of a stable secure US manufacturing location and labor pool make them return many of the jobs that they have shipped overseas. Would anyone care to estimate the cost of the security we pay for the corporations. Where are the free market principles when taxpayers need them?
Asked By: Throwing Stones - 1/4/2009
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Answered By: corporate overlords - 1/4/2009
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Would have a definite impact, wouldn't it
Answered By: Joshua G - 1/4/2009
Like I always said, we subsidize these big corps and then let them whine their way out of paying a fair share of taxes. We are the ones at fault, we should not ever ever let these idiots get away with what they get away with.
Answered By: ash - 1/4/2009
i love libertarian concepts - and this is one
Answered By: Brad - 1/4/2009
Excellent point. The Iraq debacle alone is either in the trillions or quickly headed there. That's a bunch right there, something to write home about, to coin a cliche.
Answered By: sixtiesradical - 1/4/2009
Well, the ones that actually pay taxes already do help support our military. Of course the police force are there to intervene when things like theft occur. And most of the time the companies hire their own security... More
Answered By: Coriolanus - 1/4/2009
The multinational corporations relate better to the EMPIRE or monarchs than the free enterprise capitalists of the US. Rather than seeing the US safely secured and the costs of laborers more competitive, the EMPIRE and the monarchs would rather see the US exterminated and bankrupt, don't you recognize this? Besides the... More
Answered By: warrior - 1/4/2009
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