Obamacare already costing US manufacturing jobs

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    If I were a petty person I would say I told you so.

    Who am I kidding?

    I told you so!

    Tongue-Depressor Tax Will Harm Jobs, Innovation: Ramesh Ponnuru - Bloomberg
     
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    Can't wait for the decrease in the cost of services!!!! Fuck yeah!!!
     
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    Tongue-Depressor Tax Will Harm Jobs, Innovation: Ramesh Ponnuru - Bloomberg[/QUOTE]

    One problem in US is high corporate tax. That’s nescesccary so the CEOs and management are taxed. It would be easier for businesses if you could go in and regulate salaries on CEO and management people. Then the corporate tax could have been cut.

    The income tax is low, but the corporate tax is high because of greedy CEOs and management people.If you’d cut the corporate tax and raised the income tax on the high incomers it would have been great for private sector business.

    But I suspect that federal workers prefers low income tax before low corporate tax.
     
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    I don't think anyone credibly disputes that, all else equal, taxing an industry hurts it.

    That being said, this is an editorial by an editor for the National Review, citing numbers from an industry advocacy group. It deliberately presents a very one-sided view of the tax.
     
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    you are a heretic QW and I am reporting you to attackwatch btw.

    those evil unctuous rich bastards who own these co's just want to see people die.
     
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    present the other side, then. Show us where the tax is not the reason for the job cuts, as cited by the companies mentioned.
     
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    Feel free to present an article from HoffPo quoting Pelosi that argues that taxes are good for the economy and how no company ever went out of business from taxes or government regulation.
     
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    "start collecting a new tax on medical devices from tongue depressors "

    I can understand the right wing depression over this.

    Heck! cutting govt spending will end Many jobs.

    Sending must be cut, the only contention is what to cut.
     
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    If anything, it's the tidal wave of Pub BS fear mongering about Health Reform...Pub Dupes!
     
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