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18 CEOs Called Out By Bernie Sanders

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posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 09:22 AM
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Seeing those ZEROS after"Taxes paid"
with ludicrous tax refunds made my blood boil and ruined my Sunday morning coffee.

grrrr.




posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 09:41 AM
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a reply to: BuzzyWigs

I like this Bernie sanders guy. If he is for real, I might actually register to vote.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 09:43 AM
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originally posted by: zazzafrazz
Seeing those ZEROS after"Taxes paid"
with ludicrous tax refunds made my blood boil and ruined my Sunday morning coffee.

grrrr.


It bothers me too, but my question would be with withholdings through the year what that totaled. We see zero probably meaning after all with holdings from the pay check they paid no additional after deductions, what did they pay through the year?


What I mean is tax time it never ceases to amaze how some people will say. Oh I didn't pay anything, I got a refund. Politicians everywhere smile and laugh . What you mean to say is through the year 10,000 was with with held, after deductions you over paid and got a 4500 refund. You paid 5500 in taxes. Again nothing makes a politicians day like hearing I paid nothing, I got a refund.

Wonder how much of that applies here?



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 10:01 AM
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a reply to: Reallyfolks

Its all number crunching, offsetting income to expenses. They end up paying nothing and making money from taxpayers. The system is corrupt.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 10:05 AM
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originally posted by: zazzafrazz
a reply to: Reallyfolks

Its all number crunching, offsetting income to expenses. They end up paying nothing and making money from taxpayers. The system is corrupt.


I'll agree the system is corrupt. The bail outs should have never happened, a lot of these people should be wearing orange and not Armani. Again without seeing with with holding and numbers it's hard for me to say the degree of how screwed up it is.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 10:06 AM
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originally posted by: intrptr
"Calling them out", huh? Let me know when they get arrested.

Government knows what side their bread is buttered on.


Those companies butter sanders' bread huh? How bout looking into the source of his donations, and specifically who he DOESN'T take donations from.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 10:17 AM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22
How is a company following the tax laws put in place by politicians just like Burnie a tax cheat?



Here are some of your evil politicians

www.opensecrets.org...

5 out of 40 Goldman Sachs lobbyists in 2013-2014 have previously held government jobs
53 out of 61 Citigroup Inc lobbyists in 2013-2014 have previously held government jobs
58 out of 69 JPMorgan Chase & Co lobbyists in 2013-2014 have previously held government jobs
20 out of 25 Morgan Stanley lobbyists in 2013-2014 have previously held government jobs



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 10:29 AM
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originally posted by: Bluntone22

originally posted by: BuzzyWigs
a reply to: Metallicus


How many jobs do these companies provide? How many families rely on these jobs?

I don't know...you'd have to ask the people in call centers in India, or the wage-workers in China or Bangladesh.


You put those people there when you complain about your cable bill or buy the cheapest tv you can get.


Policies have more impact and consequences than Joe Blo buying a cheap TV Set.
Corporate and Banking Lobbyists Own our Government.

Big Money says that Government is the solution and that is where they put their money rather than fall whim to market factors. Big Money hates Competition Based Capitalism.

Lets, let ALL Americans have a say in our Foreign and Domestic Economic Policies and watch the tune change from the Crony Capitalists that have captured our government for their own benefit.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 10:31 AM
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Bernie is the man...

Income inequality is a defining issue. If there is a nominee who'd stand by the people, workers and common folk, Bernie in my opinion is the man. On a recent trip to Grand Rapids, Bernie joined the picketers picketing; grabbed a sign and walked the talk.

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Echoing his lines on the campaign trail, Sanders, a self-described democratic socialist, decried "corporate greed," adding: "That's what we're seeing here. ... We have got to stand together and tell this company that greed is not acceptable."


If you want to have a glimpse into what some of the rich and powerful think about the wealth gap...look no further.

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Three of the world's richest and most powerful people (and Timothy Geithner) had a good laugh over income inequality earlier this year.

Former Treasury Secretaries Robert Rubin, Henry Paulson and Geithner were asked about the issue by Facebook executive Sheryl Sandberg during a conference in Beverly Hills. When Paulson responded that he'd been working on income inequality since his days at Goldman Sachs, Geithner quipped, "In which direction?"



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 10:40 AM
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a reply to: Daedal

Honestly, for income inequality to be a "defining issue", we'd need to define "income inequality" first.

Are you saying a billionaire should cede some of his earnings to the poor? Or are you saying that I should have parity with my employees?

Because if my pay is reduced, my performance will decline significantly. For instance, i have no desire to be away from my wife. And would be happy to reclaim 20-30hrs a week of my life to spend more time with her.

So are we talking about policies that reduce income flow to the top 1%? Or are we talking about devaluing my labor to a point where I have nothing really motivating me to even try to perform?



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:03 AM
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I applaud him for calling them out, but I don't like *socialism* - which is what Bernie Sanders is *all* about.

Before anyone has a knee-jerk reaction, look it up.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:05 AM
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originally posted by: neo96
a reply to: BuzzyWigs




18 CEOs Called Out By Bernie Sanders For Taking Trillions In Bailouts, Evading Taxes, and Outsourcing Jobs




The ONLY reasons jobs leave this country is because WE ARE ALL paying for the labor to produce goods, and services than it costs to actually make them.



I disagree. The reasons the jobs were leaving is because of their NWO Globalist Utopia backed by Corporate and Banking Lobbyists. They are doing "God's Work" as said by Blankfein where they are building up other world economies at this nations expense. NAFTA, TPP and so on were spearheaded by Big Banks and Multinational Corporations that have ZERO Allegiance to this country and yet are allowed to infest OUR Government.



They reap the rewards and profits while this country suffers.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:12 AM
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a reply to: jacobe001

Time to make plans.

What's yours?




posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:15 AM
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originally posted by: MotherMayEye

originally posted by: DrakeINFERNO
a reply to: BuzzyWigs

If it has to be a lib sanders over Hillary.


Silly sillies. Hillary is 100% behind a Bernie Sanders victory. So is Jeb! So is Trump!


As they say, ignore the talk watch the walk.
Follow the Money

Bernie is not backed by One Crony Capitalist Corporation or Bank in Funding unlike Bush, Obama,Hillary, Jeb and so on.
He is being backed by your average American.
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posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:16 AM
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a reply to: bigfatfurrytexan

According to Bernie, full time workers should be able to afford housing, transportation, food, medical care, education. Big corporations have been putting that burden on government programs by low and stagnant wages. And then cry about socialism.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:25 AM
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originally posted by: Metallicus
a reply to: BuzzyWigs

Bernie is a Communist. He wants to destroy private industry and create a country where the Government provides for all of our needs. Once this happens people won't have any freedom left and Bernie and his cronies will have their totalitarian communist utopia. I don't want a Goverment that takes care of me. I want my freedom.


The Crony Capitalists want you to believe that not supporting them and their corrupt hold over our government is supporting Communism or Socialism or some other ideology.

Bernie is all for Private Enterprise but against Crony Capitalism unless you can show otherwise.
How come Corporations and Banks Like Goldman Sachs cant survive without sucking up to Big Government?



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:29 AM
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originally posted by: Metallicus

originally posted by: BuzzyWigs
a reply to: Metallicus


Bernie is a Communist.

Nope.
He's not.

He's a Democratic Socialist.

But, I understand, lots of you think that he's a Communist.
Doesn't make it true.


Changing how you label Bernie doesn't change what he is...a communist and a totalitarian.



Who else is running to kick out the Crony Capitalists?
It seems the only way to be the most successful in this country like Goldman Sachs is to be a Crony Capitalists.
They hate Free Market Principles



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:30 AM
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originally posted by: jacobe001

originally posted by: MotherMayEye

originally posted by: DrakeINFERNO
a reply to: BuzzyWigs

If it has to be a lib sanders over Hillary.


Silly sillies. Hillary is 100% behind a Bernie Sanders victory. So is Jeb! So is Trump!


As they say, ignore the talk watch the walk.
Follow the Money

Bernie is not backed by One Crony Capitalist Corporation or Bank in Funding unlike Bush, Obama,Hillary, Jeb and so on.
He is being backed by your average American.


And that is the reason he is gaining popularity, also the reason he will never be president. You want to be a big dog, you interact and establish yourself among the big dogs. You don't interact and establish yourself among the porch puppies. Probably not the best analogy but you get the point.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:34 AM
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If corporations are people, can I marry Wal-Mart? I need a sugar daddy.



posted on Sep, 6 2015 @ 11:39 AM
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a reply to: Reallyfolks

Could very well be - but at the very least, he's bringing the message out of hiding. And if enough people get angry enough and fed-up enough, no matter WHO gets elected, the ISSUES will be out front and center....thanks to Bernie.

Bernie is NOT a Communist, no matter how many of you keep repeating that he is.

He is NOT just talking the talk; which is why Elizabeth Warren would be a fantastic cabinet member (and more effectual than she would be as VP; she deserves more than the "consolation prize").

And one more thing: ICELAND.
Yes, we're 10 times bigger in population, and yes, perhaps we are just too damned big to make ANY system work....
but I'm willing to give him a shot at it.

If he wins the popular vote but Clinton or Bush (or Trump) gets "elected" by the "college" - there could be a huge backlash....
I had Ron Paul signs in my yard, until it was obvious he had no chance.
Bernie DOES have a chance....




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