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    Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government Spend

    Congress is looking for sizable spending cuts in the months ahead, and voters see three so-called “corporate welfare” programs as potential candidates for the chopping block - farm subsidies, aid to large corporations to promote export sales and funding to help other countries buy U.S.-made weapons.


    All the things the teapary never talks about...if it doesnt have social security or medicare or tax cuts for the rich...its not on their table


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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    Congress is looking for sizable spending cuts in the months ahead, and voters see three so-called “corporate welfare” programs as potential candidates for the chopping block - farm subsidies, aid to large corporations to promote export sales and funding to help other countries buy U.S.-made weapons.


    All the things the teapary never talks about...if it doesnt have social security or medicare or tax cuts for the rich...its not on their table


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    Corporate welfare should be banned, the government should not prop up businesses. Regular welfare should only be treated like a helping hand not a hand out. As for social security if they want to ban or stop it then they should refund everyone who has contributed to it, it is something everyone should be entitled to it since they are forced to contribute directly to SS.
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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    Congress is looking for sizable spending cuts in the months ahead, and voters see three so-called “corporate welfare” programs as potential candidates for the chopping block - farm subsidies, aid to large corporations to promote export sales and funding to help other countries buy U.S.-made weapons.


    All the things the teapary never talks about...if it doesnt have social security or medicare or tax cuts for the rich...its not on their table


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    Not sure where you're getting that assessment. Loopholes, subsidies, and other programs that remove most or all of a corporation's tax obligation are issues the tea party has already thrown on the table. Perhaps there's confusion between "lower corporate tax rates" and "end subsidies and loopholes", but you can demand both at once and they are mutually exclusive issues. Creating a consistant, low (in relation to other countries) corporate tax rate while simultaneously eradicating loopholes and subsidies would likely increase tax revenue and decrease expenditures within the IRS and other agencies tasked with monitoring businesses.
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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    Not sure where you're getting that assessment. Loopholes, subsidies, and other programs that remove most or all of a corporation's tax obligation are issues the tea party has already thrown on the table. Perhaps there's confusion between "lower corporate tax rates" and "end subsidies and loopholes", but you can demand both at once and they are mutually exclusive issues. Creating a consistant, low (in relation to other countries) corporate tax rate while simultaneously eradicating loopholes and subsidies would likely increase tax revenue and decrease expenditures within the IRS and other agencies tasked with monitoring businesses.
    It would be a start.

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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    Congress is looking for sizable spending cuts in the months ahead, and voters see three so-called “corporate welfare” programs as potential candidates for the chopping block - farm subsidies, aid to large corporations to promote export sales and funding to help other countries buy U.S.-made weapons.


    All the things the teapary never talks about...if it doesnt have social security or medicare or tax cuts for the rich...its not on their table


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    I've posted the links for you that shows the Tea Party is against corporate welfare. You aren't one to allow your bigotry to get in the way of facts are you?.
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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by tessaesque View Post
    Not sure where you're getting that assessment. Loopholes, subsidies, and other programs that remove most or all of a corporation's tax obligation are issues the tea party has already thrown on the table. Perhaps there's confusion between "lower corporate tax rates" and "end subsidies and loopholes", but you can demand both at once and they are mutually exclusive issues. Creating a consistant, low (in relation to other countries) corporate tax rate while simultaneously eradicating loopholes and subsidies would likely increase tax revenue and decrease expenditures within the IRS and other agencies tasked with monitoring businesses.

    The gop prompted by the teaparty defeated a bill to end subsidies for big oil

    Senate GOP Votes Down Bill To End Big Oil Subsidies - Blogrunner

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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by 1Perry View Post
    I've posted the links for you that shows the Tea Party is against corporate welfare. You aren't one to allow your bigotry to get in the way of facts are you?.
    Bigotry ?
    Senate GOP Votes Down Bill To End Big Oil Subsidies - Blogrunner

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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by 1Perry View Post
    I've posted the links for you that shows the Tea Party is against corporate welfare. You aren't one to allow your bigotry to get in the way of facts are you?.
    Perry then why in Ryans Plan the big kahunna of Deficit Reduction brainstorms totally supported by the tearparty...

    Have corporate tax cuts to the tune of 28% and did it mention cutting corporate welfare ? all I heard was Social Security and Medicare

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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    Quote Originally Posted by lpast View Post
    The gop prompted by the teaparty defeated a bill to end subsidies for big oil

    Senate GOP Votes Down Bill To End Big Oil Subsidies - Blogrunner
    Those aren't "big oil subsidies."
    They are tax credits that all businesses get to take.

    Why target one industry for the elimination?
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    Re: Voters See These ‘Corporate Welfare’ Programs As A Good Place To Cut Government S

    I'm all for closing the loopholes, but that alone won't do it. We need spending cuts, and we do need mild cuts to entitlement programs. I'm for a more comprehensive plan, reduce spending and raise revenue.

    This is why I think it was absolutely ridiculous for all the GOP candidates to raise their hand in opposition to the hypothetical $10 in spending cuts to every $1 dollar in revenue increases. I'd jump at the option to tackle our debt and deficit that aggressively. I think it showed a clear preference for partisan politics over getting things done.
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