What do you consider the owners of business to be?

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What do you consider Business leaders to be?

  1. Patriots

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  2. Traitors

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  3. Extortionists

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  4. Other

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  1. spectrumc01
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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    Businesses big and small are owned and operated by American citizens. These citizens live here in the USA. These businesses are outsourcing jobs, and moving manufacturing overseas in the desire to make more profit than they are currently making. In doing so they are hurting the American economy and it's people. They claim that it's good business to make maximum profit and they can only do so somewhere else other than the US. They then tell us that in order for them to stay we have to kiss their ass and give them what they need to make more profits than they are making now.

    Would you consider them patriots for wanting to make maximum profits at the expense of their fellow citizens, achieving the American Dream for themselves?

    Would you consider them traitors for turning their backs on the US and running overseas?

    Would you consider them extortionists for using the economy as a weapon to get what they want, which is uberprofits?

    What would you consider them to be?
     
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    They run the gammit like all people
     
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    When an entrepreneur puts everything he has on the line to launch a business in an effort to make profit, do you really expect him to run expenses higher than he needs to? Do you have any fucking clue how difficult it is start and run a successful business?

    I founded my business in a state that has no personal income tax. Am I a traitor because I don't give my money to a state with high taxes?
     
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    Your question is replete with anti-business bias.
    Facts....60% of all American workers are employed by small business. These jobs cannot be outsourced. Large retailers are in the same boat. Outsourcing is impossible.
    That accounts for nearly 80% of all American workers.
    Most of these so-called "outsourced" jobs are jobs outsourced to domestic companies.
    "Offshored" jobs are mostly entry level call center type work which is low paying.
    Next time you want to run a poll, try asking neutral question and allow the respondents to decide.
     
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    I considerthem job creators and tax payers. You would do well to make them welcome in the USA and not tax them into China.. It's up to you.
     
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    Small business owners are definitely patriots. I used to be one (small business owner, that is).
    I can't speak for a faceless corporation with an entrenched bureaucracy that answers to shareholders and passes the buck between upper level management to avoid accountability when they become economic 'zombies'. Haven't had that experience.
    I weighed the investment risk against expected outcomes and hoped the rules and regulations on my playing field were not changed and took a leap of faith in our system that it would not happen. That act of faith alone, dear reader, is a patriotic one.
     
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    spectrumc01 I give you....the TRUTH

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    Why Small Businesses Fail: Top 7 Reasons Startups Fail And How To Avoid Failure

    These are some reasons small businesses fail, none of them have to do with taxes, or government policies. I live in a small town and all the small businesses do not employ the ammount of employees that our WalMart, KMart, and Meijers employ. Then you have the conglomerates which make up alot of small businesses. Here we have two or three people who own multiple small businesses what is the catagory they fall into? One owner who owns multiple businesses is not a small business.
     
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    You izzz jealous,, get up off yer azz and innovate.
     
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    He is an owner of several small businesses. He is still a small business owner. He sure ain't a large corporation and shouldn't be.
     

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