Not as stupid as the dicks who vote for him

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  1. Pantherjim.

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    What a pity there are so many loopholes to exploit.

    Just ask our own PM


    So why to corporations such as Exxon Mobil pay f*ck all tax on 18 billion in revenue after raping this country of our natural resources?


    Because they don’t pay enough tax as it is.

    Oh, oh... and there is no guarantee that the money they will save from the tax breaks they get will be reinvested into the local economy for jobs n’ growth
     
  2. Jimbo

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    Shame. You missed out on a pretty good laugh

    Turns out the best way to get rid of an obnoxious leftist is to ask her if she puts out
     
  3. Pantherjim.

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    So if Joe Hockey benefited from Universal Tertiary Education, and in his youth, campaigned against funding cuts to same, shouldn’t he be supporting Universal Tertiary Education for future generations instead of watering it down and advocating deregulation of Universities like the big, juicy hypocrite that he was?
     
  4. Pete Cash

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    But the discourse jimbo ?
     
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    Most popular 1st year subject
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    It doesn’t take long to find holes in Jimbo’s massive hypocrisy.
     
  6. Jimbo

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    Conservatives don't start fights

    We finish them ;)
     
  7. t-ba

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    You mean the financial services sector that has really shot up as a result of financial deregulation?

    I thought you were a laissez fare kind if dude?

    Oh, I would agree those jobs are as parasitic as hell, but they don't require anywhere near the type of subsidization required for these jobs Trump has promised to thre rust belt. I would posit that instead if wasting cash on industries that the US simply can't compete on for sheer volume of jobs unless they want Ohio to morph into Oliver Twist it would be more worthwhile looking to other industries. Look at Korea, are they still working in sweatshops?
     
  8. Surely

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    Not every area can be wall st or silicon valley

    I know what you are saying but it's not realistic ,the sheer number of people requires more than those jobs
     
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    Oh I appreciate that, I'm just not sure that trying to go back to the future is the answer. It seems hardly practical to be subsidising this kind of work indenfinitely. Is it really worth creating manufacturing jobs that amount to little more than privately owned publicly funded work for the dole schemes?

    America's days of being a global workshop for the kind of things the rust belt used to make are over, short of what would amount to a huge state welfare program.

    Edit - It isn't manufacturing, but how could coal ever hope to employ as many people as it did previously, considering how much of the process us now automated? Same can be said of other Trumpian dreams like steel.
     
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    If you held your breath long enough to sustain brain damage you would be aware of how that isn't in fact hyperbole.
     
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  12. Pete Cash

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    No you are just a hypocrite who doesnt like when his tactics are applied to him.
     
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    America is falling to bits just paying for a bunch of public works projects like FDR did would do some good. Like honestly a wall between canada and america would be more useful for trump because it would create jobs in the rust belt
     
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    Yeah but that's communism.

    It's best left to private industry to fix up infrastructure with government tax breaks and subsidies like that Hank Reardon fellow did in that true story by Ayn Rand.

    But seriously yeah. Public works has a proven track record. It isn't apples for apples with the States but the insane investment China has made in improving its infrastructure has reaped incalculable benefits and played a large part in lifting tens of millions out of poverty and into the middle class. The New Deal is a great example.
     
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    The demos voted yes for the gst and were slaughtered next election
     
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