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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    No they cant, the people who own them can. They are people. Corporations are not.
    According to US law, Corporations are people with all the same rights and responsibilities.
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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    Then your point is irrelevant.
    Maybe to you. Funny you'd spend so much time on it.
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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by Ikari View Post
    If corporations are people and can contribute to political parties and such, then they can pay some taxes.
    Corporations aren't people, so they raise prices in order to pay for the taxes. This is a hidden tax, and hidden taxes should not be tolerated.

    The problem is people like you think you are getting at the corporations, but it is just going to hurt consumers instead.
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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by Fenton View Post
    Man that really got under your skin didn't it ?

    You know, union's not having a Political funding monopoly anymore.
    Unions can pay taxes too. Ain't no such thing as a free lunch.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by Bigfoot 88 View Post
    Corporations aren't people, so they raise prices in order to pay for the taxes. This is a hidden tax, and hidden taxes should not be tolerated.

    The problem is people like you think you are getting at the corporations, but it is just going to hurt consumers instead.
    Well there is much in the ways of problems with our current corporate capitalist model we're running. But in general, if you get to influence the government, you get to pay for it. That's all there is to it.
    You know the time is right to take control, we gotta take offense against the status quo

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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by Montecresto View Post
    Maybe to you. Funny you'd spend so much time on it.
    The issue at hand is that companies are leaving to countries with lower taxes. What US companies ACTUALLY pay is irrelevant...what is relevant is that they pay more than they would were they are moving. So, yes, your quibbling over what they actually pay is irrelevant.
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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by jonny5 View Post
    THat wasnt the question though. You implied that you are not going to go there 'anymore' as a result of this action, but then you say there is nothing wrong with this action. So why are you stating your intention to boycott them?
    I didnt say there was nothing wrong with the action, I said they should be allowed to do it, as in it shouldnt be against the law. There is a difference between what I think is right and wrong and what should be legal and illegal.

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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

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    How come conservatives never see a middle ground between "ignore the problem" and "federally mandated food portioning?"
    Simple minded folks have problems distinguishing things by degrees. That's why some people lump selective breeding in with genetic engineering.
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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by reinoe View Post
    I've been boycotting BurgerKing for several years now because they did a major menu revamp.
    They did?

    I haven't noticed it
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    Re: Ohio Sen. Sherrod Brown calls for Burger King boycott over Tim Hortons deal

    Quote Originally Posted by mac View Post
    The issue at hand is that companies are leaving to countries with lower taxes. What US companies ACTUALLY pay is irrelevant...what is relevant is that they pay more than they would were they are moving. So, yes, your quibbling over what they actually pay is irrelevant.
    Yes to you. I think you've overstated your opinion on it.
    Killing one person is murder, killing 100,000 is foreign policy

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