Do you support Enriching Corporations through Legislation

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Do you support Enriching Corporations through Legislation

  1. Yes I normally support legislation that makes corporations rich

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  2. No I never normally support legislation that makes coroporations rich

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  3. It depends on the legislation

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  1. PLYMCO_PILGRIM
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    Do you support legislation that makes big companies rich at the expense of the taxpayer?

    Please vote in the poll and discuss.

    Feel free to ask me anything.
     
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    No, but no poll.
     
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    its up now.
     
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    you forgot an option.

    I will not partake in your strawman poll.
     
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    There's no such thing as black and white.

    I voted "It depends". It's never as clear as "this legislation is to make Johnny the CEO rich". It's always more complicated than that, and there have been many times that legislation that I agree with have been loaded with pork and deregulation that lead, very directly into a small fraction of the population making out like bandits. It's the only way that things get done in Washington.
     
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    The government has no right to give businesses taxpayer money.
     
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    This statement, in itself, is the only strawman here.

    It depends on the legislation is your option there Trollster.
     
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    At the cost of the taxpayer, yes....Especially the biggest multinational corporation the world has ever known: District of Columbia.
     
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    I agree. I would rather pay 5x as much for a head of lettuce than subsidize farmers.
     
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    Well if government were to get out of the way lettuce wouldn't cost 5x more. The market naturally leads to lower prices.
     

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