11 companies getting sweetheart government deals
Lawmakers offer all kinds of subsidies to bring more business to their states. Here are some of the biggest taxpayer gifts.
More corporate welfare. Democrats and republicans are just whores for wall st and bankers
Theses gangsters in washington make the mafia look like the boys scouts. Obama kept the same players to run the fed reserve and treasury that started this so called recession.
Media fills the airways with george zimmerman,egypt ,stop and frisk, latest murder trial
Pay no attention to the man behind the curtin.....Uncle Ben
And how many of these companies took government bailouts and turned around and gave millions to CEO's??? I'm sorry, but if you almost drove your company into bankruptcy and lost them so much money they had to take a government bailout, you don't deserve a bonus, much less a job.
Also, what's with government bailouts to start with? Why are we subsidizing poor management, failure to adapt and/or update, and ineptitude in general? As far as banks are concerned, that's why the FDIC was created - so if banks went bankrupt, people don't lose their money. How many car companies have gone out of business or been bought out by other car companies? For example, is AMC still around? Desoto? Hudson? Hupmobile? Mercury? Merkur? Nash? Oldsmobile? Packard? Pierce-Arrow? Plymouth or Pontiac? I had a 1956 Rambler. REO. There's the ever popular Studebaker...what do these have in common besides cool-looking cars? They went out of business or were bought out by other companies because they weren't profitable. Did the US economy collapse with the vanishing of these companies? Nope. In my opinion, the government should get out of subsidizing poor business plans or poor business practices. Let them fail. If they continue to make vehicles people don't want or refuse to update and automate, why is that everyone else's fault?
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