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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    I suppose my source was wrong but apparently so was yours. 6.3% offical is what I'm going with now. Still, a silly fat tax isn't what holds Denmark back.
    "We’re going to close the unproductive tax loopholes that allow some of the truly wealthy to avoid paying their fair share. In theory, some of those loopholes were understandable, but in practice they sometimes made it possible for millionaires to pay nothing, while a bus driver was paying ten percent of his salary, and that’s crazy." -Reagan

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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Quote Originally Posted by JohnWOlin View Post
    I suppose my source was wrong but apparently so was yours. 6.3% offical is what I'm going with now. Still, a silly fat tax isn't what holds Denmark back.
    What held Denmark back was never the point. But is a good attempt at deflection. Be honest with yourself now...

    The point was these taxes and red tape cost jobs. Take it to a macro level and more taxes (ObamaKare), more taxes on the wealthy (Spread the Wealth Around), more red tape and regulations (Check Obama's last 4-years) costs jobs.

    That is the result of Parasite Nation regardless of where it is implemented. We are human after all, and despite Parasite Nation trying to change it by turning government into Para-sita-claus... we first look to our security... in business that means making a profit. When we are profitable we can grow. When someone steals profits it makes it difficult to grow. It makes it difficult to start a business. It makes life more difficult.

    That was the point. Parasite Nations costs profits, jobs, and liberty. Quite the trifecta.
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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    my hired hand had a bum tooth so I took him to my dentist. I pay cash so I get a discount, however I watched the office ladies open insurance mail, doing the billing and moaning over the mess it was to bill out to so many companies with their different formats.

    All of that is to say it appears to me redtape CREATES jobs, least ways the much vaunted private sector redtape does.

    Am wondering how long and how many citizens will continue with the parasite nation whine.

    Next the rich and or business owners are not job creators- consumer demand does that. If a business owner was making money hand over fist but there was no increase in demand- do you really think he would be wise or prudent to hire on more people just because his profit is increasing?

    Or buy another vacation home...

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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Quote Originally Posted by roflpublican View Post
    You do know this is all bull**** don't you? Everyone in the country knows that Obama ran up a deficit every year, except maybe you.
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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Quote Originally Posted by American View Post
    Nice but you live in unemployed Spain. Now tell us about that. Yeah.....I'm waiting.
    indeed, we dont need to be taking any advice from europe. their entire clusterflup of an economy is on the verge of implosion.

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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Quote Originally Posted by roflpublican View Post
    Whoever made this should turn in their Paint program.

    The government should hand out Photoshop with lessons to all propagandists.
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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    my hired hand had a bum tooth so I took him to my dentist. I pay cash so I get a discount, however I watched the office ladies open insurance mail, doing the billing and moaning over the mess it was to bill out to so many companies with their different formats.

    All of that is to say it appears to me redtape CREATES jobs, least ways the much vaunted private sector redtape does.

    Am wondering how long and how many citizens will continue with the parasite nation whine.

    Next the rich and or business owners are not job creators- consumer demand does that. If a business owner was making money hand over fist but there was no increase in demand- do you really think he would be wise or prudent to hire on more people just because his profit is increasing?

    Or buy another vacation home...
    Consumer demand does not create jobs. It makes a void in the marketplace that someone has to figure out how to fill. There is a demand in the US for vacations on the Moon; however no one can do it for the right price. If the price were 10k per person to vacation on the moon, you can bet your bottom dollar people will be vacationing on the moon. It takes an entrepreneur to develop the product or service for the consumers. His risk will create at least one job if not many. Business owners create jobs.
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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Wrong-
    we are a consumer driven economy. If not one guy who can talk a bank or group of private investors into bankrolling his idea then there will be another. Few 'businessmen' put their cash on the line- hence the huge panty wad over solar companies getting loans.

    But without the demand the 'Job Creator' creates no jobs. If the 'Job Creator' can make more money playing the market vs hiring more people to make more buggy whips... he creates no new jobs.

    You acknowledged consumer demand must exist PRIOR to any 'Job Creator' making a move yet refuse to see the demand MUST exist prior to any job being created.

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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Wrong-
    we are a consumer driven economy. If not one guy who can talk a bank or group of private investors into bankrolling his idea then there will be another. Few 'businessmen' put their cash on the line- hence the huge panty wad over solar companies getting loans.

    But without the demand the 'Job Creator' creates no jobs. If the 'Job Creator' can make more money playing the market vs hiring more people to make more buggy whips... he creates no new jobs.

    You acknowledged consumer demand must exist PRIOR to any 'Job Creator' making a move yet refuse to see the demand MUST exist prior to any job being created.
    Does it all go hand in hand?. oxygen, fuel, energy source..................demand, supply, facilitator..sorta
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    Re: Denmark to scrap world's first fat tax

    Please quote me next time if you want to comment on what I said.
    Quote Originally Posted by notquiteright View Post
    Wrong-
    we are a consumer driven economy.
    You are correct, we are a consumer driven economy.
    If not one guy who can talk a bank or group of private investors into bankrolling his idea then there will be another. Few 'businessmen' put their cash on the line- hence the huge panty wad over solar companies getting loans.
    You are wrong...small businesses (the majority of the employment force) have their money on the line. Not the banks, their own.
    But without the demand the 'Job Creator' creates no jobs. If the 'Job Creator' can make more money playing the market vs hiring more people to make more buggy whips... he creates no new jobs.
    Wrong again. The idea that “playing the market” doesn’t create jobs is absurd. Investing in the market is the same as investing in the economy. The companies who are in the stock market sold off portions of their company to develop and expand. That creates jobs. Investing is a job creating action. Your analogy for buggy whips is also wrong. In your own statement you said our economy is consumer driven. Consumer’s do not want buggy whips for any price therefore no one would create a job making them. It would be the same as me employing someone to measure stop signs. No one wants the information or service, so why would you create the job?
    You acknowledged consumer demand must exist PRIOR to any 'Job Creator' making a move yet refuse to see the demand MUST exist prior to any job being created.
    I did not say consumer demand must exist to get a job creator to create a job. Some job creators make something the market never knew they wanted. The iPad, the home computer, and 20,000 other devices and services. They create the demand. That makes jobs.
    I saw a electronic drink stirrer yesterday. Were consumers freaking out because they didn’t have an electronic drink stirrer? I think not. But someone made one, patented it, and then sold it. He created the demand. That is what good businessmen do. They create a need where there wasn’t one before. Now people want iPads and electronic drink stirrers. Good for them. Go buy a iPad and a electronic drink stirrer. Your demand with others will help create demand which creates jobs.
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