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Putin Slams Obama Tax Proposal (The world is upside down)
Moscow Times ^ | 6/16/09 | staff

Posted on 06/16/2009 10:41:23 PM PDT by pissant

Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday criticized U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on U.S. companies' foreign operations, saying it would amount to double taxation that will hurt the global economy.

"This is a serious decision for the world economy," Putin said at a meeting of the Presidium, the government said on its web site. "If taxes are imposed on all companies working abroad, then it will mean the total destruction of the system for avoiding double taxation."

Putin instructed Finance Minister Alexei Kudrin to hold discussions on the plan with Obama's administration.

Kudrin met with finance ministers from the Group of Eight over the weekend and signed an agreement with Italy outlining a system for avoiding double taxation.

Obama has proposed canceling a provision of the tax code that allows foreign subsidiaries of U.S. corporations to defer tax payments on money that is reinvested in local operations.

"It's a tax code that says you should pay lower taxes if you create a job in Bangalore, India, than if you create one in Buffalo, New York," he said in May, referring to the current state of the U.S. tax code, media reported.

(Excerpt) Read more at moscowtimes.ru ...


TOPICS: Breaking News; Business/Economy; Crime/Corruption; Foreign Affairs; Government; Russia
KEYWORDS: businesstaxes; communism; corporateincometax; fairtaxorg; larrysinclairslover; multinationals; obama; putin; russia
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Unbelievable. An Ex-KGB guy and the Chicoms are more capitalistic than Obama.
1 posted on 06/16/2009 10:41:24 PM PDT by pissant
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2 posted on 06/16/2009 10:43:08 PM PDT by knarf (I say things that are true ... I have no proof ... but they're true)
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To: pissant

I wonder if Vlad would be willing to run against the “messiah” in 2012. We could possibly revive capitalism.


3 posted on 06/16/2009 10:43:46 PM PDT by FlingWingFlyer (Hey America! How's that "hope and change" thing working out? Are you scared yet?)
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To: pissant

I would trade Obama for Putin in a heartbeat.


4 posted on 06/16/2009 10:44:02 PM PDT by Frantzie (Boycott ABC News and their parent company The Walt Disney Company)
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To: knarf

I’m living in an alternate universe, I swear


5 posted on 06/16/2009 10:44:23 PM PDT by sofaman (Moses dragged us through the desert for 40 years to the one place in the ME with no oil - Golda Meir)
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To: sofaman
You and the rest of us my FRiend.
6 posted on 06/16/2009 10:45:23 PM PDT by Kickass Conservative (One Man's Messiah is another Man's Fuhrer...)
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To: pissant

Who is this guy, and what has he done with our Putin?


7 posted on 06/16/2009 10:46:48 PM PDT by BAW (Fire David Letterman)
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To: pissant

Okay....it’s time for me to go to sleep now.....is this a dream?


8 posted on 06/16/2009 10:47:05 PM PDT by goodnesswins (For lease)
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To: pissant

Can we swap?

We’ll give Russia Obama in return for Putin, and throw in some strategic oil reserves for good measure.

Obama is a catastrophe. If Bush’s immigration policies hadn’t turned America into a Bannana Republic, this clown would have been yanked out of office through an impeachment process weeks ago.


9 posted on 06/16/2009 10:47:42 PM PDT by ZULU (God guts and guns made America great. Non nobis, non nobis Domine, sed nomini tuo da gloriam.)
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To: pissant

Over the last two or so decades we’ve seen the curious convergence of systems. China and Russia (former USSR) moving towards liberalized free market economies and a recognition of individual freedoms (more or less), and the United States becoming an over regulated iron grip police state, rife with corruption, social engineering, and usurpation of once free market sectors of the economy. And we’ve now passed the crossover point.


11 posted on 06/16/2009 10:50:46 PM PDT by SpaceBar
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To: pissant

Can we trade Zero for Putin?


12 posted on 06/16/2009 10:55:36 PM PDT by Califreak (All hail the Islamic Avenger!)
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To: pissant

How bad is it?

Communists think we’re going too far....:(


13 posted on 06/16/2009 10:58:10 PM PDT by Tzimisce (No thanks. We have enough government already. - The Tick)
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To: pissant

It’s not the first time that Putin (or other nation’s leaders) have done this.

(I believe their concern to be sincere)


14 posted on 06/16/2009 11:05:42 PM PDT by This_far
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To: pissant

Kennedy and Kruschev were both right in their predictions, except for the timing.


15 posted on 06/16/2009 11:10:08 PM PDT by supercat (Barry Soetoro == Bravo Sierra)
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To: pissant

World dictators are catching on that someone we know and love wants complete control of American wealth.


16 posted on 06/16/2009 11:11:53 PM PDT by TheThinker (America doesn't have a president. It has a usurper.)
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To: Tzimisce; pissant

The Rise of the Marxist Man

“...Marx surveyed the world and dreamed of the day when the whole body of humanity could be forced into a gigantic social image which conformed completely to Marx’s dream of a perfect society.
To achieve his goal, Marx required two things. First, the total annihilation of all opposition, the downfall of all existing governments, all economies and all societies. “Then,” he wrote, “I shall stride through the wreckage a creator!” The second thing he needed was a new kind of human being.”
- The Naked Communist by Cleon Skousen

O’s plan is far reaching, and it has NOTHING to do with financial and social recovery.


17 posted on 06/16/2009 11:16:09 PM PDT by This Just In
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To: pissant

Putin however corrupt and oligarchic is more a traditionalist than messianic Obama will ever be

and he ain’t a dreamer


18 posted on 06/16/2009 11:18:30 PM PDT by wardaddy (ASAP................As Southern As Possible)
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To: pissant

I like Putin and despise the socialist-fascist-commie 0boooooooomba usurper in chief. As I said in another post, what an ass wipe 0booooooomba is!!! I would love to see black belt Putin dropkick 0boooooooomba’s skinny ass from one side of the room to the other, just to knock off his narcissistic pride & arrogance & his condescending uplifted nose-in-the-air.


19 posted on 06/16/2009 11:23:24 PM PDT by rcrngroup
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To: pissant

It’s pretty bad when the leader of a nation like Russia has more sense than your own Pres__ent.

Honestly, Obama is so in over his head...


20 posted on 06/16/2009 11:25:14 PM PDT by DoughtyOne (Obama post 09/11. The U.S. is sorry, we are a Muslim nation, and we surrender.)
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To: pissant
Prime Minister Vladimir Putin on Monday criticized U.S. President Barack Obama's plan to raise taxes on U.S. companies' foreign operations, saying it would amount to double taxation that will hurt the global economy.

That's newspeak for "it will interfere with the parasitic redistribution of US taxpayer and US consumer wealth to other nations".

When a US company offshores part of its operations:


21 posted on 06/16/2009 11:29:24 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: rcrngroup
As I said in another post, what an ass wipe 0booooooomba is!!! I would love to see black belt Putin dropkick 0boooooooomba’s skinny ass from one side of the room to the other, just to knock off his narcissistic pride & arrogance & his condescending uplifted nose-in-the-air. _______________ Will Sarah suffice? Photobucket
22 posted on 06/16/2009 11:45:51 PM PDT by mojitojoe (All tyranny needs to gain a foothold is for people of good conscience to remain silent.)
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To: pissant
One more thing: Obama isn't doing any of this to relieve the pressure on US taxpayers and consumers.

He is simply cutting in on taking over the graft currently being taken by the Free Traitors ...

Just like with lying, cheating, thieving investment brokers, mortgage brokers, bankers, insurance companies, health insurance scammers, government funded non-profits, ... Next up will be the labor brokers and recruiters, and on and on. Anywhere there is a major cash flow, he's taking over the operation.

The corruption was already here -- he is simply playing the part of the NEW pimp, and drug dealer, and loan shark, and labor broker, and protection racket, and collector, and so forth, only on a larger scale.

23 posted on 06/16/2009 11:51:48 PM PDT by meadsjn
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To: pissant
You Freepers need to get a grip! Good grief! Capitalism sucks!
Bread lines are where it's at! You get to meet hot chicks in the
bread line. Jeeze... quit whining and embrace your new
communist masters!


24 posted on 06/16/2009 11:52:13 PM PDT by avacado
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To: pissant
"Unbelievable. An Ex-KGB guy and the Chicoms are more capitalistic than Obama."

Foreign commies love our unilateral capitalism, as long as our liberal US corporate bosses are funding the buildups of their nuclear arsenals against the USA (not to mention the anti-American, anti-family garbage that our business leaders sponsor through the media and universities). Far be it from us to practice the "protectionism" that our foreign enemies are practicing in their own countries.

But drive on with the big spending, bipartisan free traitors and Democrats! We'll be better off after exhaustion of the debt schemes and the big defaults to follow. We'll learn to do some real work again while getting reacquainted with the consequences of propping up slavery-supporting social programs.


25 posted on 06/16/2009 11:53:35 PM PDT by familyop (cbt. engr. (cbt), NG, '89-' 96, Duncan Hunter or no-vote)
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To: meadsjn; Toddsterpatriot; 1rudeboy

Hmm, I wonder who we have to blame for the outsourcing...


26 posted on 06/16/2009 11:57:35 PM PDT by Ultra Sonic 007 (To view the FR@Alabama ping list, click on my profile!)
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To: sofaman
“I’m living in an alternate universe, I swear”

No kidding, could you go over the colors of those pills again? The red and blue, you know.

27 posted on 06/17/2009 12:06:13 AM PDT by Rashputin (blif)
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To: Ultra Sonic 007
The RINOs and the Democrats; then the Democrats and the RINOS;

Sarah Palin is the first and only pro-American politician to grace the national stage in more than twenty years.

28 posted on 06/17/2009 12:06:33 AM PDT by meadsjn
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To: pissant

...related.

‘Buy China’ policy set to raise tensions
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2273396/posts

Trade War Anyone?
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2273394/posts

BRIC nations demand a fairer world order
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2273393/posts

Iran and Russia nip at US global dominance
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2273364/posts

Defiant Ahmadinejad blasts US at Russia summit
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2273360/posts

Brazil, Russia, India And China Form Bloc To Challenge US Dominance
http://www.freerepublic.com/focus/f-news/2273357/posts


29 posted on 06/17/2009 12:10:41 AM PDT by familyop (Randian "objectivism:" it's all about me, me,...)
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To: meadsjn

Let’s be honest here, Putin is still an evil man. I think he is just enjoying the chance to mock a complete n00b in Obama.

They are more alike than different. Putin has seized many companies, and likely ordered the murder of some former CEOs, one such case in London with radioactive poison of soem sort.


30 posted on 06/17/2009 12:14:05 AM PDT by catbertz
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To: ZULU
“If Bush’s immigration policies hadn’t turned America into a Bannana Republic, this clown would have been yanked out of office through an impeachment process weeks ago.”

Oh horse hockey on a stick with a coating of bird dump and raccoon crap sprinkles. If idiotic republicrats had nominated something other than McCain, damn near anything but that guy, The One wouldn't even be in. Besides, however you characterize what Bush did it doesn't mean squat. It wasn't anyone other than self interested idiots that keep sending “their guy” back to the House or Senate because it's always someone else causing the problems, not their guy, no he's looking out for them.

How damn many republicans feathered their own nests with those low interest loans they got for their real estate clients? How many builders refused to work on the crap loans? None, not one, you can't find one, and you didn't give a crap when Bush was trying to stop it, four years in a row. Just like the Internet boom, you were trying to hustle up a ‘greater fool’ and now that you found one, damn if he isn't in the white house.

Blow it out your ear. You're either a democrap trolling or exactly the kind of idiot Republican who brought this mess on us. Next time you want to blame Bush for something just post a link to Powell or some other crat in sheep's clothing.

have a nice, Bannana Picking day, jerk

31 posted on 06/17/2009 12:15:18 AM PDT by Rashputin (blif)
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To: knarf

Bizzaro World, absolutely


32 posted on 06/17/2009 12:15:39 AM PDT by wastedyears (Rock and roll ain't worth the name if it don't make ya strut)
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To: catbertz
Let’s be honest here, Putin is still an evil man.

Perhaps, but his nation is Russia, and he isn't deliberately destroying his own country and people to enrich himself (as our business and political leaders have been doing for two decades).

Foreign are less a threat to US citizens than the traitors among us.

33 posted on 06/17/2009 12:29:35 AM PDT by meadsjn
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To: meadsjn

I would wholeheartedly disagree with your assessment of Putin, and previous generations of Russian leadership. They have been destroying and looting with wild abandon.


34 posted on 06/17/2009 12:50:51 AM PDT by catbertz
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To: meadsjn

I would add that we are threatened by enemies foreign and domestic, as that old saying goes :(


35 posted on 06/17/2009 12:52:58 AM PDT by catbertz
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To: rcrngroup
I would love to see black belt Putin dropkick 0boooooooomba’s skinny ass from one side of the room to the other

LOL. Would love to see that!!!putin2 putin1

36 posted on 06/17/2009 12:59:11 AM PDT by kara2008 (Government cannot be the solution when government is the problem)
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To: mojitojoe

QUE BUENO ESTA ESO BRO. hahahahahahha LMAOROFROFLOL

OUTSTANDING PIC


37 posted on 06/17/2009 12:59:47 AM PDT by TomasUSMC ( FIGHT LIKE WW2, FINISH LIKE WW2. FIGHT LIKE NAM, FINISH LIKE NAM)
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To: catbertz

With the BRIC discussions centering on diminishing (or eliminating) the US role in world affairs, people might start getting a clue to just how badly we have been sold out by our own businesses and politicians. Maybe.


38 posted on 06/17/2009 1:02:56 AM PDT by meadsjn
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To: pissant

Find me a dacha, pronto! Summer is almost upon us.


39 posted on 06/17/2009 1:05:29 AM PDT by GnuHere
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To: pissant

At this point, if Putin runs against Obama in 2012, I’ll vote for Putin.

Especially if he picks Sarah as his running mate.


40 posted on 06/17/2009 1:15:19 AM PDT by ChicagahAl (Don't blame me. I voted for Sarah.)
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To: pissant

Pretty sad that all what Reagan and Bush Sr did during their terms of service in the whitehouse to fight communism has all been destroyed in a couple months by Obama.
We are now more bolshevik then the USSR. God help us.


41 posted on 06/17/2009 1:55:32 AM PDT by Proud_USA_Republican
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To: pissant

The irony is absolutely breath-taking.


42 posted on 06/17/2009 2:04:16 AM PDT by Jack Hammer
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To: meadsjn

When a US company offshores part of its operations:

* it does so to produce goods/services more cheaply than it could so on in the States, because it avoids paying insane taxes and tariffs.
* Americans get those goods and services more cheaply because they were produced more cheaply.
* The Government that operates America’s insane wealth-eating tax and tariff structure gets less money, creating pressure on Government to cut back on its crazy spending.

Like any good statist you appear to believe that American companies have a moral obligation to give their money to the Government. You’re doubtless going to buy a Government Motors car and call yourself a patriot for doing so. Fortunately the rest of us are free men.


43 posted on 06/17/2009 2:27:35 AM PDT by agere_contra
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To: pissant

I think we’re stuck with our chocolate covered jimmy carter.


44 posted on 06/17/2009 2:31:50 AM PDT by ME-262 (We need Term Limits for the federal house and senate. We need new Bums up there.)
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To: SpaceBar
“And we’ve now passed the crossover point.”

This is very much attributable to democrat supported changes in demographics, and to the combined influence of liberal academia and the liberal MSM. We've gone from ‘no one owes you a living’ to ‘everything is your right, even if you don't work to earn it’. Redistribution of honestly earned wealth is nothing more than theft. Heavily progressive taxation is a part of that theft.

45 posted on 06/17/2009 2:47:55 AM PDT by pieceofthepuzzle
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To: pissant

I feel like I’m trapped in a Kafka nightmare.

A power-hungry, big-time KGB guy is telling the prez of an ostensibly or at least previously capitalist country that he’s raising taxes too high.

Stunnig. And, some of you may have read the recent Pravda column about our race to communism at breakneck speed.


46 posted on 06/17/2009 2:55:12 AM PDT by bustinchops
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To: sofaman
I’m living in an alternate universe, I swear

Sofaman, You and me both.

But this line below got me with the Buffalo reference:

"It's a tax code that says you should pay lower taxes if you create a job in Bangalore, India, than if you create one in Buffalo, New York," he said in May, referring to the current state of the U.S. tax code, media reported.

This reminded me of the Late Jack Kemp, his Optimism, and how he was a pain to Ronald Reagan, with his tax talk, and Reagan listened.

We have no one right now really talking a flat tax with one exemption, health insurance which would stop OBozo's Bozo-Care dead in it's tracks.

Yet Poland may get a flat tax and already has Corp, Div., and Cap-Gains at 18%. Yes we are living in upside down Bizzaro land.....

47 posted on 06/17/2009 3:10:42 AM PDT by taildragger (Palin / Mulally 2012)
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To: agere_contra

What’s the matter with you? Are you CRAZY? YOU must be one of those corrupt businessmen who are finally going to ‘get theirs’...

/S


49 posted on 06/17/2009 3:35:30 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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To: rlmorel

I apologize. Just lost it for a second there.


50 posted on 06/17/2009 3:39:15 AM PDT by rlmorel ("The Road to Serfdom" by F.A.Hayek - Read it...today.)
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