Caterpillar Staying In Illinois

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    To all of you supposed "Illinois experts" CAT is not going anywhere. I was really enjoying all of you "Illinois experts" making fools out of yourselves. :tongue:

    CEO: Caterpillar Is Staying In Illinois « CBS Chicago

    And I STILL say that outside of the corporate tax base they would not have been overly missed given their pay and benefits.

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    IOW, Caterpillar is stayng in Illinois for the same reason that 3M has kept vestigial operations in Minnesota.

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    wow, what some will do to boost a fragile ego. quoting the wsj, times etc, yea we're all fools.......feel better?:clap2:

    you can head over to the Wisconsin Court race thread and mea culpa anytime...C Ya there...:rolleyes:
     
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    OR the rumors of the Colombian trade deal going thru are true and they get a pay day too;)
     
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    Yet we hear it told that liberoidal types (like DaGoosyLucy) just hate special carve-outs and "loopholes" in tax codes for them eeeeeevvvilll big corporations.

    Go figure. :cool:
     
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    NOTE the Emboldened...another Statist KASH KOW...

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    I didn't expect them to leave. Companies get a bad rep when they leave a place that they have been at for a long time. Caterpillar has been a part of Peoria for a long time, it would be huge if they left.
     
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    DUUUUHHHHH!

    That's why the Illinois gubmint bribed them.
     
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    I've watched the 3M drama play out before my eyes for the last couple of decades....The situation in Illinois is no different.

    You either bribe the company to stay in the state, or you have Luverne truck bumpers (previously manufactured in Luverne, MN) made in in Iowa (EDIT) South Dakota.
     
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    Oh chill out. I know people in Peoria, some that work in the corporate office. They love it there and don't want to relocate.
     

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