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Jon Stewart’s Right On Corporations
Creating Orwellian Worldview ^ | 4/6/11 | Alaphiah

Posted on 04/06/2011 8:11:41 AM PDT by Alaphiah123

Jon Stewart is right. While demonizing unions Conservatives all too often over look the total destruction that Corporations have waged on the American economy and the American Middle Class (see 4:49min video)

I am not newcomer to the argument that Corporations are ungrateful, unpatriotic out of control entities that have abused America and the American people to maximize their profits. (see previous posts below)

Everything that is wrong in America today can be blamed on an out-of-control corporate environment that will do anything and everything for the sake of the bottom line. Profit!—Alaphiah (source) ***

America is bleeding.

For decades, American corporations without any fidelity to the country of their birth have been outsourcing the manufacturing base and economic infrastructure of America to India and China for slave labor wages and usurious profits.

(Excerpt) Read more at creatingorwellianworld-view-alaphiah.blogspot.com ...


TOPICS: Business/Economy; Government; Miscellaneous
KEYWORDS: blogpimp; corpopimp; corporations; infidelity; labor; pimpmablog; profits

1 posted on 04/06/2011 8:11:46 AM PDT by Alaphiah123
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To: Alaphiah123
For decades, American corporations without any fidelity to the country of their birth have been outsourcing the manufacturing base and economic infrastructure of America to India and China for slave labor wages and usurious profits.

Yeah they should focus on being patriots and go out of business if that's what it takes to make their point. Ungrateful scum.

2 posted on 04/06/2011 8:15:45 AM PDT by bkepley
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To: Alaphiah123
Two words..........

TAX CODE

3 posted on 04/06/2011 8:15:48 AM PDT by blackdog (The mystery of government is not how Washington works but how to make it stop)
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To: Alaphiah123

There is a good video here, which touches on a lot of stuff, but in it Webster Tarplay goes into some detail about our economic issues.

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=zYClZ8Sr6dQ


4 posted on 04/06/2011 8:16:47 AM PDT by DonaldC (A nation cannot stand in the absence of religious principle.)
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To: Alaphiah123

Yea know, he has a point. Corporate welfare needs to be ended. And from my understanding the republican budget addresses that very thing.


5 posted on 04/06/2011 8:17:14 AM PDT by MsLady (Be the kind of woman that when you get up in the morning, the devil says, "Oh crap, she's UP !!")
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To: Alaphiah123
(Excerpt) Read more at creatingorwellianworld-view-alaphiah.blogspot.com ...

Why not just post it here?

6 posted on 04/06/2011 8:18:26 AM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: blackdog
Exactly! If the US would quit treating business like the Bad Guy and realize that it's business that drives this entire system, all of us would be better off. A rising tide lifts all boats.

The Socialist's idea is that the pie is fixed so I must take more away from you to have more for myself (or those too lazy to get their own). The Capitalist's idea is make the pie bigger and, even if the relative size of your slice doesn't change, you still have more than you did before. For someone who's supposed to be really smart, why can't Barry understand this?

7 posted on 04/06/2011 8:20:37 AM PDT by econjack (Some people are as dumb as soup.)
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To: Alaphiah123

No more corporate welfare, simplify the tax code, no loopholes, no favoritism, no incentivizing, cut the red tape and paperwork, etc

Corporations work for their owners’ interests. Can we not act outraged when the owners and their agents act in ways that maximize profits?


8 posted on 04/06/2011 8:20:41 AM PDT by misterrob (Thug Life....now showing at a White House near you....)
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To: Alaphiah123

No, conservatives do not overlook the damage of corporations... not all are corrupt... but ALL that are in bed with the Fed are evil and corrupt.

LLS


9 posted on 04/06/2011 8:21:09 AM PDT by LibLieSlayer (WOLVERINES!!!)
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To: Alaphiah123

The irony is that the worst / most corrupt corporate leeches on Gov’t money and benefits are liberal supporters.

That’s part is left out of Stewarts leftist narrative.


10 posted on 04/06/2011 8:21:26 AM PDT by PGR88 (I'm so open-minded my brains fell out)
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To: Alaphiah123

Here is a direct link to the video you referenced in your poorly written and shakily premised screed.

http://media.mtvnservices.com/mgid:cms:video:thedailyshow.com:379045


11 posted on 04/06/2011 8:21:26 AM PDT by shibumi (Vampire Outlaw of the Milky Way)
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To: Alaphiah123
For decades, American corporations without any fidelity to the country of their birth have been outsourcing the manufacturing base and economic infrastructure of America to India and China for slave labor wages and usurious profits.

Spoken like a true fan of the Commie Pinko union thugs. The reason jobs went overseas is to get out of the grasp of the unions. When you have to charge $3000 extra on the price of a car you are trying to sell, just to make up what is owed in benefits to the workers, you to would send factories to Mexico, China, et al.

Usurious profits? The only job of the Company is to make a profit, not to provide comfortable jobs. Maybe you could pull your head out of your Little Red Book and take note that this Gov't does everything it can to shift business overseas. Just look at the highest corporate tax rate in the world we have. Crazy over regulation also kill jobs.

John Leibowits is your source? Try posting at DU. They may be more receptive to your nit wittery.

12 posted on 04/06/2011 8:23:40 AM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Alaphiah123

The implication by Stewart and left is that this is a left vs. right issue, and the evil right is for the corporations not the people. This is so wrong, and can be stripped down as a lie so easily.

That said, the massive tax breaks, subsidies, grants, etc, etc have to be put to an end because it is contributing to this alliance between big business and big government that GE’s Immelt spoke so positively about last year. This is a root cause of our current situation.


13 posted on 04/06/2011 8:23:46 AM PDT by ilgipper
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To: bkepley
Yeah they should focus on being patriots

You can forget that, as most that run these fat corps are criminals that routinely hire illegal aliens as they pay off the politicos to keep the borders open and their illegal low wage golden goose alive.

Most of these people are as patriotic as a ham sandwich and are only out for themselves.

Profits regardless of consequences will eventually leave America dead on the floor.

14 posted on 04/06/2011 8:24:04 AM PDT by dragnet2 (Diversion and evasion are tools of deceit)
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To: Alaphiah123
Big is bad, be it government, union, or corporation.
The evil comes from the size and unaccountability, it's inherent and inevitable when you have an entity that is structured in such a way that accountability is difficult or impossible.
15 posted on 04/06/2011 8:25:06 AM PDT by RedStateRocker (Nuke Mecca, Deport all illegals, abolish the IRS, DEA and ATF.)
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To: Alaphiah123
I am not newcomer

Your grammar stinks.

(Excerpt) read more at...

Why not post it here? In need of hits for you poorly written blog? lol

16 posted on 04/06/2011 8:26:17 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: Alaphiah123

17 posted on 04/06/2011 8:27:59 AM PDT by DeoVindiceSicSemperTyrannis (Want to make $$$? It's easy! Use FR as a platform to pimp your blog for hits!!!)
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To: Alaphiah123
I read stuff like this and want someone to define "corporation". That is a very very broad word. For example, I run a small business that is a corporation. None of the gripes about corporations I read here apply to my business. So? Are we talking about publically traded corporations? GE, General Motors (bad example?), google, etc? I agree that any of these guys that have offshored American jobs are SOB's. Are they the bad guys?

I know one group of bad guys and have been posting about them on FR for years. Those are the nonprofit corporations. When I first posted about them here years back there were about 500,000 of them. Now there are 1.5 million+. Many of these entities are in business to enrich their handlers along the lines of a Jesse Jackson or Jimmy Carter or push their own political agendas ala all the George Soros nonprofits. Most of these "charities" (including the NRA) do not feed, clothe or house humans. To me that should be all a nonprofit can exists for. If you do that you get discounted postage and whatnot.

My view is that no corporation should pay taxes nor should they have any government assistance of any kind. The tax code should be changed and along with that personal taxes and the IRS should be thrown out the window. Do a national sales tax.

We need serious and smart people working in Washington. Unfortunately that is not the case. There are very simple solutions to problems but we do not have people that can change a light bulb. Think Reid, Pelosi, Shelia Jackson-Lee, Boxer, Lindsey Graham, John McCain and the most useless of idiots Obama or whatever his name is.

Washington is stuck on stupid. Always has been....

18 posted on 04/06/2011 8:37:12 AM PDT by isthisnickcool (Sharia? No thanks.)
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To: Alaphiah123

Typical collectivism BS. He bashes corporations, while taking a huge check from one. How quaint.


19 posted on 04/06/2011 8:44:35 AM PDT by youngidiot (Hear Hear!)
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To: Alaphiah123

"...the corporations sit there in their, in in their corporation buildings and, and and see that's, they're all corporationy, and they make money.”

20 posted on 04/06/2011 8:46:29 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: dragnet2

There is no such thing as an “American” Corporation, they are global entities, and they have no loyalty to any flag. Capital is global, and no rant is going to change that fact.


21 posted on 04/06/2011 8:48:38 AM PDT by dfwgator
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To: youngidiot

What bothers me the most about liberals, Obama, and John Stewart (not his real name) is the fact that they will bash corporations, while intentionally ignoring the big payouts to Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac execs...and it was the melt down at these two government sponsored corps that started the economic downturn.


22 posted on 04/06/2011 8:50:29 AM PDT by Moby Grape (Formerly Impeach the Boy...name change necessary after the Marxist won)
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To: humblegunner; Alaphiah123
Ignoring the fact that Jon Stewart is wrong, not right, have you ever considered that blogs are really just small corporations? Everything for the sake of profit! No better than steenkin' GM! And that this blog being pimped is EXACTLY what the author seems to be ranting about (very poorly I might add). In other words ...

Blogs (like orwellianworldviewbigbrotheranimalfarm) are ungrateful, unpatriotic out of control entities that have abused America and the American people to maximize their profits, and thereby have waged total destruction on the American economy and the American Middle Class!

23 posted on 04/06/2011 9:03:45 AM PDT by Servant of the Cross (the Truth will set you free!)
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To: Moby Grape
John Stewart (not his real name)

What? A Jewish entertainer changing his name? Who ever heard of such a thing?

24 posted on 04/06/2011 9:03:59 AM PDT by Bubba Ho-Tep ("More weight!"--Giles Corey)
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To: Moby Grape
What bothers me the most about liberals, Obama, and John Stewart (not his real name) is the fact that they will bash corporations, while intentionally ignoring the big payouts to Fannie Mae/Freddie Mac execs...and it was the melt down at these two government sponsored corps that started the economic downturn.

They're idiots. They bash big business, but they want to hand everything over to the biggest business on earth - the Federal Government, which, incidentally, has the power to take from you and even put you to death.
25 posted on 04/06/2011 9:08:16 AM PDT by youngidiot (Hear Hear!)
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To: Servant of the Cross

26 posted on 04/06/2011 9:09:36 AM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: Lazlo in PA

“Spoken like a true fan of the COMMIE Pinko union thugs. The reason jobs went overseas is to get out of the grasp of the unions. When you have to charge $3000 extra on the price of a car you are trying to sell, just to make up what is owed in benefits to the workers, you to would send factories to Mexico, CHINA, et al.”

Irony misses you


27 posted on 04/06/2011 9:15:12 AM PDT by Augustinian monk (NAFTA/GATT- How 's that free trade thingy workin out, America?)
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To: Alaphiah123
"Everything that is wrong in America today can be blamed on an out-of-control corporate environment that will do anything and everything for the sake of the bottom line"

Everything that is wrong in America today can be blamed on an out-of-control Federal Government that will do anything and everything to confiscate all individual wealth.

There! I fixed it.
28 posted on 04/06/2011 9:37:21 AM PDT by Banjoguy (Barack H. Obama, the Democrats and the MSM are at war with the American people.)
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To: humblegunner; Servant of the Cross



"By George, I think she's (he's?) Got It!"

29 posted on 04/06/2011 10:14:40 AM PDT by shibumi (Vampire Outlaw of the Milky Way)
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To: Alaphiah123; humblegunner; Servant of the Cross

As long as I am using a Henry Higgins reference, I might as well take the time to point out that as a further example of your linguistically challenged writing style(?) you made incorrect use of a contraction in your title.

It is never permissible to contract the verb “is” and append it to a proper name. That usage is reserved for indicating possession.

There are dozens of posters on FreeRepublic who write much better commentary for free than the drivel you seem to think we should pay you for. (Talk about corporate greed!)


30 posted on 04/06/2011 10:56:11 AM PDT by shibumi (Vampire Outlaw of the Milky Way)
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To: shibumi

I’m glad you picked that up.

I didn’t read the twaddle, I assumed from the title
that Stewart owned some corporations under the umbrella
name “Right On”.

Too much benefit, not enough doubt.


31 posted on 04/06/2011 11:06:30 AM PDT by humblegunner (Blogger Overlord)
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To: Lazlo in PA
The reason jobs went overseas is to get out of the grasp of the unions.

If that were true, then they would have moved to Mississippi, not Malaysia. They also left Mississippi.

32 posted on 04/06/2011 4:54:12 PM PDT by triumphant values (Never criticize that to your right.)
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To: bkepley
Yeah they should focus on being patriots and go out of business if that's what it takes to make their point.

Yeah, it's perfectly acceptable to expect a man to sacrifice his life for patriotism, but not a corporation to sacrifice its bottom line.Yeah.

33 posted on 04/06/2011 4:55:55 PM PDT by triumphant values (Never criticize that to your right.)
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To: triumphant values

What are the corporate tax rate difference between the US and foreign countries? Just using your example, Malaysia has a 25% tax and the US has a minimum 35% tax. Between that and an overbearing Union structure, are you going to waste time moving to MS or just get out of here all together.

http://www.americanthinker.com/2009/03/us_companies_pay_the_highest_t.html

Feel free to buy into Jon Leibowitz’s Marxist ideals that corporations are evil. I on the other hand blame Gov’t and Unions.


34 posted on 04/06/2011 5:08:52 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

“When you have to charge $3000 extra on the price of a car you are trying to sell, just to make up what is owed in benefits to the workers, you to would send factories to Mexico, China, et al”

Something about that argument doesn’t add up to me. I’m not being snarky - just looking for an intelligent response. If it’s OK to send jobs to other countries to increase profit - should it be OK to just hire illegals here in the U.S.? It sounds a lot like the “just doing the jobs Americans won’t” argument.


35 posted on 04/06/2011 5:10:12 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: APatientMan
If it’s OK to send jobs to other countries to increase profit - should it be OK to just hire illegals here in the U.S.? It sounds a lot like the “just doing the jobs Americans won’t” argument

Why do you think corporations are some sort of instrument other than making money. Do people invest their retirement money in them to make a difference in social policies or create jobs? No, they want a return on that invested dollar. All this would be a mute point if the US was friendly to business as it had been in the past. We are now the worst. If your job is to keep the company alive, why would you stay here when your competitor overseas is going to bury you.

I am a small business owner. The last thing I worry about is keeping people employed. I am there to make money with my enterprise. When I make cash, people work. When I am not making money, I am getting out of it, workers fend for yourself.

I don't see how hiring illegals factors into any of this. Is it not illegal to hire them? Since it is, our laws should be enforced to end it. Is it illegal to make a profitable enterprise? I did not know making profits in this country was all of a sudden illegal.

36 posted on 04/06/2011 5:52:21 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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To: Lazlo in PA
Between that and an overbearing Union structure, are you going to waste time moving to MS or just get out of here all together.

Yeah, those unions which make up all of 6.9% of the private workforce.

37 posted on 04/06/2011 6:03:16 PM PDT by triumphant values (Never criticize that to your right.)
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To: Lazlo in PA; APatientMan
Is it not illegal to hire them? Since it is, our laws should be enforced to end it.

So if it were illegal to move those jobs overseas, you'd oppose companies doing it on the basis of it being illegal?

38 posted on 04/06/2011 6:05:06 PM PDT by triumphant values (Never criticize that to your right.)
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To: Lazlo in PA

Why do you think corporations are some sort of instrument other than making money.

I don’t think that. Not at all.

I’m just trying to figure out how sending U.S. jobs to other countries and giving U.S. jobs to illegals in our own country will end with a different result or has a different goal. Still not very clear to me.

I know one is legal and one isn’t (kick the illegals out - now!) but the end result is the same. The “Just doing the jobs Americans won’t” mantra isn’t too far off from sending my job to China near as I can tell. I’d gladly work any job for half what some union hog makes.

I’m not a business owner so I don’t have to walk in your shoes. No argument there.


39 posted on 04/06/2011 6:43:20 PM PDT by APatientMan (Pick a side)
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To: triumphant values

So what is your solution to all the jobs going over seas?


40 posted on 04/06/2011 8:33:16 PM PDT by Lazlo in PA (Now living in a newly minted Red State.)
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