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 I'm just going by what I read.  You seem to use words like "demand" a lot, and have at least implied that the reason we should change these laws is that Apple et al are not paying "enough."    If you say so.  Do you mean to tell me you don't think taxation should be used to correct wealth inequality and unfairness?  Come on now, I know you want to tell me.  It will feel good to get it off your chest!  OK.  Let me ask then....are you suggesting the wealthy don't pay enough...
 There isn't any point in debating with him.  He's still claiming that the midterm elections are going to go well for Democrats, and that Hillary might as well be anointed Queen because no one can stop her.  He's also claiming he foresaw everything happening in Iraq all the way back in 2003.  Of course, he ignores that Iraq was actually stable when Barry Soetoro took over.  
 I never claimed he did.  What he did fail to do was get a Status of Forces Agreement in place to allow a U.S. presence and slower draw down.  By 2009, the Iraqis were getting ready to stand up.  The army was coming together, and the security situation was fairly stable.  The US was helping bring different sects together, including Shi'a leader Sistani.  Maliki promised to bring together a coalition government for the sake for a stable Iraq.   As soon as Obama took office,...
 Ah, the "I told ya so."  I was waiting for that.  Your broken-clock-is-right-twice-per-day approach is well known here.  No, jimmac.  I don't recall you basing any opposition on the question of what we would accomplish.  I also don't recall you claiming "10 years from now things will be just as bad."   Either way, that's pointless.  We would not be in this position with competent leadership.  Iraq was relatively stable after the Petraeus troop surge and subsequent U.S....
 I don't care about engendering respect.  I was pretty much just telling you to shove it.  :)    Wow.  Just, wow.  You should run for Congress.  You think an awful lot like many of them.    How about the notion of not "demanding" and forcing corporations to do what you want them to do?  How about creating and maintaining a business climate that encourages the flow of capital resources in the desired direction?  That doesn't even occur to you, because you're a Statist.    I...
 Exactly.  You may have to turn the screws a bit, but they should give you (him) a new machine.  If they refuse, I'd tell them I'm contacting the appropriate federal agencies.  I one filed a complaint with the FCC and FTC against Verizon, and it was resolved two weeks later :)  
 First, you can shove the attitude.  I've been posting here since you were sucking on your thumb, watching Animaniacs.   Now, to the issue:    I don't think you understand what "free market principles" means.  You seem to be implying that it's some absolutist position or complete laissez faire capitalism embraced by who you describe as "right wing nuts."   I am saying that it is contrary to free market principles to "demand" all of the things you support.    Sounds great,...
 Hey Fellows...I've been away for a long time myself....good to see you.  
 Unrealistic, because it will never happen politically.  Contrary to free market principles by stating the right to tax income earned outside the United States in business transactions having nothing to do with the United States.     A race to the bottom---by removing obstacles for investment?  WTF?    You seem to love when governments "demand" things.  I don't think a lack of backbone is the issue.  It's stupid, anti-business investment policy that's the issue.     In a...
 Please explain how organizations like True the Vote are violating the spirit of the law, then.  They didn't just go after Tea Party Patriot groups.  They went after voter education groups in many cases.  
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