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[W:57]Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers

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Title: [h=2]Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'outraged' over Amazon tax break that could total $1.5 BILLION for hiring tens of thousands at new headquarters[/h]

  • Future congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez blasted Amazon.com and the New York City government on Tuesday
  • She 's angry about a tax-relief agreement that lured the giant e-tailer to the Big Apple
  • Ocasio-Cortez describes herself as a Democratic socialist
  • She said on Twitter that she's skeptical Amazon won't let its new New York staff unionize, and wants the company to hire people in the neighborhood

https://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/ar...ys-New-Yorkers-outrage-Amazon-tax-break.html#

OCASIO-CORTEZ DIMWIT ALERT !!!!!!

ROTFLOL... This is too funny.

If they could, Amazon should pull out, and say... OK... we don’t want to offend you... we’re moving the operation to another state. Thanks. Bye!

That would be a lesson in economics... something... ROTFLOL... she ... ROTFLMFAO... majored in... ROTFLOL!!!

As for unions and who they hire and from where... not her business. If she wanted to run a business, she should have opened one.

Perhaps a bunch of illegals should be hired instead of her constituents in Westechester... errr the Bronx.

Added to her whining about not being able to settle in DC... because she didn’t have a clue how to leverage her position and salary (facepalm)... that’s 2 FULL DIMWIT AWARDS in a handful of days.

Then she joined protesters in Pelosi’s office... That’s 3 DIMWIT AWARDS.

She’s a world-class dimwit, and man will her future idiocies be fun to watch... LOL... she’s like a loop of a high-speed car crash.
 
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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

Just more Corporate Capitalism.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

Will she principled and refuse any donations to her re-election campagian from Amazon or anyone affiliated with the company in till there special tax rates are revoked?

I'd bet she will happily accept any that come her way
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

Just more Corporate Capitalism.

I really can't understand the love that individual Republicans have for corporations. They're not serving their interests, unless their interests are to enrich the Jeff Bezos of the world while their sons and daughters live a life of debt slavery.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

As for unions and who they hire and from where... not her business. If she wanted to run a business, she should have opened one.

Perhaps a bunch of illegals should be hired instead of her constituents in Westechester... errr the Bronx.

So you're in favor of corporations undercutting American labor by hiring illegals?
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

She's absolutely right. Letting giant corporations pay nearly zero tax, far less than the average Mom or Pop shop would pay is totally disgusting. Cities are racing to the bottom to offer more and more goodies to corporations, and the corporations are using it as a weapon to squeeze every bit of juice out of it they can. There's nothing socialistic about telling Amazon they should be paying the actual tax rate like everybody else.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

Apart from the OP's rant, questioning the policy of giving huge tax-breaks to hugely profitable companies, for the privileged of that company using public assets, is a legitimate issue.

NYC has a low unemployment rate and Amazon will merely cannibalize other company's employees at a tax-advantage, while shifting the tax burden to others.
 

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I really can't understand the love that individual Republicans have for corporations. They're not serving their interests, unless their interests are to enrich the Jeff Bezos of the world while their sons and daughters live a life of debt slavery.

Corporations and the new aristocracy is who keeps them rich and in power.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

She's absolutely right. Letting giant corporations pay nearly zero tax, far less than the average Mom or Pop shop would pay is totally disgusting. Cities are racing to the bottom to offer more and more goodies to corporations, and the corporations are using it as a weapon to squeeze every bit of juice out of it they can. There's nothing socialistic about telling Amazon they should be paying the actual tax rate like everybody else.

Heck, California gave Disney the greatest deal for building it’s Disneyland (or is it Disneyworld?) theme park in that state. Disney land pays little if any property taxes.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

It's not difficult to see where Ocasio-Cortez is coming from, and she's hardly alone. New York's infrastructure is in serious trouble, and it just gave 1.5 billion in tax breaks to a company to hire 25,000 employees by 2028.

But maybe someone more economic-minded can see the big picture better than me.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

Just more Corporate Capitalism.

I would have to agree with you. Special tax breaks and privileges for big business impedes small business.
 

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She’s a world-class dimwit,


like yourself,,,, difference is, she has already done more with her life than you
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

I would have to agree with you. Special tax breaks and privileges for big business impedes small business.

problem is, if you don't give the breaks, someone else will
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

It's not difficult to see where Ocasio-Cortez is coming from, and she's hardly alone. New York's infrastructure is in serious trouble, and it just gave 1.5 billion in tax breaks to a company to hire 25,000 employees by 2028.

But maybe someone more economic-minded can see the big picture better than me.

The big picture is that it’s 25,000 more employees with six-figure salaries who will be paying taxes. Additionally, the tax break is incremental and tied directly to job creation among other commitments.
 
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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

Heck, California gave Disney the greatest deal for building it’s Disneyland (or is it Disneyworld?) theme park in that state. Disney land pays little if any property taxes.

Anaheim officially puts an end to tax breaks for Disneyland Resort - Los Angeles Times

Anaheim officially puts an end to tax breaks for Disneyland Resort


The Anaheim City Council voted Tuesday to end agreements that offer the Disneyland Resort tax breaks for investing in its theme parks and an adjacent shopping district, a move requested by theme park owner Walt Disney Co.

After sometimes heated debate, the council voted unanimously to end the incentive deals, which were designed to encourage Disney to build a 700-room luxury hotel at the resort and to invest in multimillion-dollar expansions at Disneyland and Disney California Adventure Park.
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I think that tax break is now past tense.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

I really can't understand the love that individual Republicans have for corporations. They're not serving their interests, unless their interests are to enrich the Jeff Bezos of the world while their sons and daughters live a life of debt slavery.

New York City, and state, are run by Democrats. This deal has nothing to do with the GOP.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

The big picture is that it’s 25,000 more employees with six-figure salaries who will be paying taxes. Additionally, the tax break is incremental and tied directly to job creation among other commitments.

How many of those are six figure incomes? I looked up the average salary and it's around 28k.
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

I really can't understand the love that individual Republicans have for corporations. They're not serving their interests, unless their interests are to enrich the Jeff Bezos of the world while their sons and daughters live a life of debt slavery.

You want to abolish corporations? They exist. They’re legal. They provide jobs.

Are you a Luddite?

If they did not serve the interests of their clients, they would expire. Cede to exist. Be no more. Be ex-corporations. Die.

You see, these breaks are given due to the jobs and revenue they bring. If no competition existed, states could **** you every which way they like. This way, some cities make themselves attractive... despite their Socialist perversions.

Me... I howled when I read what the DIMWIT-CORTEZ said. And she studied economics... ROTFLOL.
 

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How many of those are six figure incomes? I looked up the average salary and it's around 28k.

Who cares. Really. What business is it of yours, and if you do not like Amazon, don’t use them. You get to vote that way.

Obviously they provide a lot of jobs NY wanted.
 

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How many of those are six figure incomes? I looked up the average salary and it's around 28k.

Amazon committed to an average salary of $100,000.
 

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Will she principled and refuse any donations to her re-election campagian from Amazon or anyone affiliated with the company in till there special tax rates are revoked?

I'd bet she will happily accept any that come her way

She's a Justice Democrat that takes no big corporate or PAC money so there goes your theory!:lamo
 

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like yourself,,,, difference is, she has already done more with her life than you


Well... you do not know me, so let me fill you in. When I was 28, I’d been traveling the world making money for 7-years... and pretty ****ing good money too. Meeting all manner of interesting people. Industrialists, athletes, business owners and babes.

DIMWIT-CORTEZ... at 28...
She is a waitress who managed to illustrate how stupid she is. She’s so dim, she couldn’t figure out how to leverage her $174,000 salary to get a room for 3-months. Doh!!! I’d forgotten more than she knows by the time I was 28.

Here’s a blog I wrote to help just her. The DIMWIT:
https://www.debatepolitics.com/blogs/zimmer/1531-helping-dimwitted-ocasio-cortez.html
 

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Re: Newly minted Democratic socialist congresswoman Alexandra Ocasio-Cortez says New Yorkers are 'ou

You want to abolish corporations? They exist. They’re legal. They provide jobs.

Are you a Luddite?

If they did not serve the interests of their clients, they would expire. Cede to exist. Be no more. Be ex-corporations. Die.

You see, these breaks are given due to the jobs and revenue they bring. If no competition existed, states could **** you every which way they like. This way, some cities make themselves attractive... despite their Socialist perversions.

Me... I howled when I read what the DIMWIT-CORTEZ said. And she studied economics... ROTFLOL.

...and I "studied" Trigonometric Identities, but it kicked my ass. I was happy to get by with a low C.
I wonder how well she did in her "studies" of economics?
 

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She's a Justice Democrat that takes no big corporate or PAC money so there goes your theory!:lamo

Let’s see. She’s only won 3 DIMWIT OF THE DAY AWARDS in the past week.

She’s only been freshly elected.

Gillibrand broke one of her major promises in 48-hours. See how quick it goes with Lefty’s?
 

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I really can't understand the love that individual Republicans have for corporations. They're not serving their interests, unless their interests are to enrich the Jeff Bezos of the world while their sons and daughters live a life of debt slavery.

Great questions actually if I may?

So first off I am an Individual republican. With that.


The basis of a corporation is simple Capitalism right?

So here is the thing I worked W2 all my life... 2012 I basically had no choice to go 1099 (First lesson in real economics and capitalism) I made some pretty good money as a W2. benefits, retirement etc. But I worked for someone that dictated my time. meaning 5 days a week 8am-5pm +/- work loads, BUT I got paid NO more than the agreed salary, My Taxes were automatically taken based on my filings. No if ands or buts

Now as a 1099. I have FULL control of my Hours. I do not have a TIME frame to work. My income is also driven specifically how hard or how little I work. if I want a RAISE I go out there and bust my tail To make more money.

Finally the way I file taxes and benefits can be a bonus as I do NOT have to pay for excess taxes that do NOT pertain to me (to a certain extent) My write offs / Schedule C gives me a little more leverage.


So Corporations are the END result for a small business like myself. When it can operate independently and I can benefit from the ground up. WHILE I WILL NOT deny that corporation have gotten more and more shady, It is the small business person like myself. that is working to build a conglomerate so I dont have to work as hard as I did.


Now THIS MODEL is NOT for everyone. NOT everyone wants to or likes to WORK freely With that NOT everyone HAS self control To work when they have no boss or no office and works from home. IT IS NOT for everyone period. Some people like security and repetition THAT FACT. I have the self accountability to go to the office everyday 8am-5pm + ANY time in between when clients call. Saturdays, Sundays, Holidays 2am.... that is the risk vs reward vs the W2 that only normally gets calls during business hours .


So Its an appeal to a certain class that is WILLING to strive for that. Let me say this.... W2 I made some REALLY good money with benefits at one point in my life. But limited to Contracts and TIME.

Since 2012 becoming 1099, I have caught up TO ALL my wages and benefits as I did at my PEAK W2,. BUT I have extreme freedom to play golf once a week, Pick up and drop my kids off at school ANYTIME..... and I have the ability to increase my income ANYTIME I want regardless of how the Market and the economy is doing as my income is based on production NOT on wage scales.
 
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