After tax cut, Harley-Davidson has closed a factory and fired hundreds after awarding shareholders

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    Harley-Davidson took its tax cut, closed a factory, and rewarded shareholders - Vox Harley-Davidson took its tax cut, closed a factory, and rewarded shareholders — Vox

    Republican voters really need to learn basic economics. Corporations don’t reward their lower level workers - they have a feduciary obligation to maximize benefit to shareholders.

    Republicans in office don’t give two shits about workers and no one can make an argument otherwise besides just blindly believing that they do when they say it.
     
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    Idiots GOP voters, they actually thought the corps and businesses cared about them. How foolish they are. You are nothing but a peon to them. Wonder how those hundreds who got laid off feel, they can now wash dishes, because after their cobra runs out they need to work 80 hours a month to get Medicaid. LOL ,they probably voted GOP and serves them right.:badgrin::badgrin::badgrin:
     
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    Like a true Capitalist

    Where is the trickle down?
     
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    It never trickles down, except rain, snow, ashes from the flames, but that is about it.
     
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    The announcement came as Harley-Davidson reported its fourth quarter and year-end financial results. The motorcycle manufacturer said its worldwide retail motorcycle sales were down 6.7 percent in 2017 when compared to the previous year.

    The drop was more pronounced in this country, with U.S. sales down 8.5 percent, compared with a 3.9 percent drop overseas.

    Percentage drops in the fourth quarter were even worse, with overall sales down 9.6 percent U.S. retail motorcycle sales down 11.1 percent.


    Read more here: About 800 workers to lose jobs as Harley-Davidson closes its Kansas City assembly plant

    I guess they should add jobs when their sales are down? Moron!
     
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    it finally stopped in the shoes of RW idiots ..
     
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    It is their money and their company to run as they see fit. You are neither entitled to judge or make demands of any sort
     
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    People can't afford Harleys anymore. Just as good due to head injuries and disability, if they are lucky they just die.

    Yet they all want to go without a helmet. A real biker wears a helmet with a facemask, long pants , a leather jacket and boots.

    Yes we see them with shorts, flip flops or sandals, and little scarfs.

    So less bikers, as they are either disabled or dead.
     
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    LOL, I love it when lefties talk about subjects, they know nothing about it's hilarious. They think showing every job loss will matter, to people who know how business works.......their jedi propaganda doesn't work on the strong minded, only the weak ones like their base.
     
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    See, I know Penelope isn't a huge trump fan, but she atleast knows there are tons of factors and I agree with her that you should wear helmets, jackets, boots and long pants.....anything else is asking for injury......or death...no thanks.
     

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