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10/08/2021 15:50
ASHLEY P
EPA vs Americans. The EPA....out of control? Look at the quote just after 22 minutes in....I'll paraphrase: "you can't make a race car from a street car".
10/09/2021 00:19
FIRSTLAST
EPA forced me to sign am admission I burned building materials. My county allows burning. We do NOT have a burn ordinance outside city limits. Neighbor snitched on me. Neighbor had raw sewage, no septic. It ran behind my property, stunk bad. So bring on the fight. Next battle, DOT eminent domsins 50% of my commercial property on a US highway. My Pontiacs are there. They alledge my colle tion is salvage yard, then order me to never buy another classic car and bring it on my property. Further, they gave me barely a entrance lane after taking a 200 by 200 front yard I could drive my 80 foot semi on, circle. And line up to park. Since I am NOT a business in their fucked brain, it is fine. Buy I am, tax records 35 years, fully internet marketplace, the works. Even have a DOT issued roadside cleanup sign in my front window a customer gave to me after a flood, because I cleaned up two miie stretches on 2 highways in my coutny. Long rant, but. unaccountable bureaucracy is our enemy. Eminent domain is a total con game. SHOULD be called Russian Mafia.
10/09/2021 00:25
FIRSTLAST
Lest you think I am a tree hugger liberal fairie, my business runs 100% on Petroleum produced plastics, which come in mountains of plastic packing material. I vote libertarian, throw away votes on loopy loops like Ross Perot.
10/09/2021 00:36
FIRSTLAST
I am concerned about the 600 HP builds like so many resto rod cars now focus on. My cars only get to 450 HP on classic era components, factory constrained choices. But when you add a computer and multi port fuel injection rail to a early 60s or 70s engine, then what? We make these capable of drag week, Hot Rod Power Tour. Is it all fair game? If I add a retro consumer (owner) program board to my John Deere Combine, is that fair game too?
10/09/2021 20:30
ASHLEY P
The EPA "forced" you to sign something? Gun to your head?
10/09/2021 20:41
ASHLEY P
Sir, I feel for you with eminent domain. Unaccountable bureaucracy IS our enemy. SCOTUS completely screwed us letting cities take land from private ownership and give/sell that land to private investors. See the SCOTUS case in my link. Pay attention to the Justices who supported that, and those who did not.
10/10/2021 22:51
FIRSTLAST
Massive fines, property seizure. They have made it very hard on some auto parts yards, who keep closing rather than tolerate the hyper regulation. Don't drive truck? 3 states pretty mean, New York, Michigan, Iowa. They all act alike EPA, DOT. Can make your life a real hell if you do not play nice. Show them attitude, it isn't going to go well.
10/10/2021 23:02
FIRSTLAST
I was reading up on the liberal extension of eminent domain as it morphed from just for highway or pipeline to now, community redevelopment when it boosted assessed value of a city. California had hyper aggressive redevelopment bureaucrats LA region jacking up poorer neighborhoods by reinventing them. They started this national agenda at resident displacement, homelessness blight. A Seattle gal I met at August trip stated they (locals running outdoor shops), can no longer afford property in Seattle proper. The single family dwellings near water are all getting grabbed up and converted into mega condos high multi story high projects completely screwing up the sea village cuteness that defined old town Seattle. None of that is good. Forces a living wage up to $70,000. $35,000 is a completely unaffordable level of income in these "modernized" communities. And you would never own enough space to have a hobby car in those snobby communities.
10/10/2021 23:11
FIRSTLAST
We the citizens are endowed with certain inalienable rights. Hmm. A corporation does not breathe, eat, reproduce. Why did SCOTUS grant them a lie? Why are they shaping policy, forcing redevelopment, or barring female Healthcare (Hobby Lobby).
10/11/2021 09:10
ASHLEY P
Excellent point that a corporation is not a person! I totally agree! How then is a corporation taxed? Only people can pay taxes. The left wants corps to pay taxes yet not get to vote. Shame, shame, shame..
10/12/2021 21:47
FIRSTLAST
Income is passed through to the owners, aka shareholders. A big loophole recent Republican administrations gained was to allow bonuses to be paid to executives in form of stock options. This reduces corporate tax obligation. The CEOs further squirrel the payouts on off shore accounts. I am not expert on any of the mechanisms here. My wife has 2nd career in tax preparation, and my brother does estate and tax prep for his living. There are issues that demand reform in ridiculously convoluted non- sensical tax code, and under Trump, the entire game was to starve the IRS department and support tax cheat legislation. His biggest achievement, the break for the rich, was specifically written to gain him a huge pass through on real estate deals. He made back all that salary he claims to have saved us citizen schmucks who stupidly believed his con game.
10/12/2021 21:59
FIRSTLAST
20% corporate tax pass through clause he penned for his own wealth gain.
10/12/2021 22:01
FIRSTLAST
But a key provision delivered a steep tax break for a kind of business set up by owners of profitable firms, including Trump and his family. The law allowed a 20 percent deduction against income taxes for businesses whose profits are taxed at the owners’ personal income rate. They’re known as “pass-through” companies because their profits are funneled into the owner’s personal tax bucket
10/12/2021 22:09
FIRSTLAST
The true cost of that short term "casino incentivized first bet" tax gimme for the middle class. Truth, in hindsight, is every one of these points translates you middle class schmucks finance our largess for flippin ever!
10/12/2021 22:12
FIRSTLAST
Poof! The tax break for the rich DOES NOT nor did it ever TRICKLE DOWN!
10/13/2021 11:17
FIRSTLAST
completely unrelated, but needs vented. In what way did he disobey a commanding officer? You aren't allowed to vent and express your own righteous indignation at your career effort in the military just being blown up in your face? This is a scary time when speaking truth to power gets you a criminal charge not to mention game ender for your careeer and pension.
10/13/2021 11:22
FIRSTLAST
Afghanistan cost Biden about 15 points in polls. Women vote cost Trump the election. I see a good 5 points in the vote swing on account of how Schiller is being shelved and suppressed. You can't mouth your appreciation of the military and support of the VA and then pull this crap. Was he worthy of some correction, perhaps. Perhaps not, I see bald faced lying going on in the tight control of the leftist run whitehouse. I don't mean Biden specifically, I mean his close handlers, the AOC crowd specifically.
10/13/2021 12:35
ASHLEY P
Sir, you claimed that corporations were not people I agreed with you!!! I claimed those corporations can't pay taxes because only people can pay taxes. Do you support taxing corporations?
10/14/2021 00:39
FIRSTLAST
In my state corporations get our lands dirt cheap, to build pipeline from North Dakota to East Illinois. This carries oil. Our state constitution bars any eminent domain taking IF IT DOES PROFIT OUR STATE, (the citizens that is). They slicethe pipe path diagonally, chopping up 100 acre, or 500 acre fields. This is hugely disruptive to row crop operations where 36 row planters are the norm,,runningbon clean square paths. No oil revenue reaches Iowa from the transport of Balkan Crude to the refinery. Our lands will be soiled when a deep plow strikes a line, or if in 15 years, the hydrochloric acid thins the pipe wall exactly as it did in miles and miles of Prudhoe Bay pipelines in the later years. 14 miles of that line had failed by about 2010. By then pumping and profits were down 75% from the boom period. So the burden of an eventual massive cleanup is upon Iowa who never profited off the debacle. Alberta profits every single man, woman, child off any oil extraction. Ukraine profits from every meter of pumped natural gas passing through their lands from Russia to Germany. Our energy costs to heat this winter are going up 100 to 150% of prior year cost. The cause is Putin is jacking up Europe to give him permits to bypass their green legislation and pump natural has through Poland to Germany in a new gas pipeline that needs permits granted for him to open it. This line will bypass greedy Ukraine who stand with the West against Russias imperialism and defy his regime. It is a shake down, mob style. And our natural gas skyrockets for that reason, plus our internal distribution issues. Do I think the corps. who suck up trillions of our infrastructure spending need to pay profits? Gee, my tiny business is not capable of carrying corporate America roads, barges, lock and dam financial burden..ABSO FRICKIN LUTELY.. are you some kind of money gorilla? You just pull cash our of your jackA? Every last Iowa farm is a corporation, and they need the highest miles of paved roads per capita on the planet. Thatvhasxa huge income tax burden to Iowans. Those road are not federal, they are all state or county. My property taxes fund them. The vast majority of us make no more today than we did in 1980. This is the curse of the middle class, who is dying. We can't buy a new car but once in a really long while. It takes most of us till age 60 to have our debts zero, and house paid off. WHY WOULDN'T CORPORATIONS CARRY THE EXTRAORDINARY BURDEN THEY PUT UPON JOE AND JANE DOE IN SMALL TOWN AMERICA? That highway that carved up my acre sized front yard, and left me a 20 foot wide lane instead was expedited for only one reason. A fertilizer plant was bankrolled with a insane 450 million gift incentive of our Iowa Income Tax Surplus, to build the single largest kaboom fertilizer facility on the planet. So, suddenly, not a single road East of us going through Illinois is 4 lane, and all the exported product has to go East into Illinois in way to Cargill and ADM, but our geniuses at Iowa DOT had to jump on my stretch of highway because a few fertilizer hauling semis will run my road. So now I get to blow a cool quarter million fixing the ff'd up mess they created for me. I have no turn around, no semi access for a commercial truck, and all.mybdeliveries cone in by semi. Do you think corporations deserve 450 million incentives to then go out and double the cost of fertilizer just on calendar year 2021? Do you think our lack of a contract with these corporations to NOT HiGHWAY ROB us is a huge error? When farm inputs double and triple in one calendar year, what does that do to the family budget? To nutrition in America? To homelessness, heroin addiction, meth cases in the courts? Do I think the purveyors of the drugs that cause this epidemic should NOT pay taxes? Not we up a single one of their multiple estate mansions? America is not a British Lord Serf system . Everyone pays! Do you think we should be helping the most lucrative industries of America build their plants they would build anyway, lacking any incentivization? Do you think we should allow CEOs to stash corporate profits on off shore tax havens rather than re-invest in the country that affords them space and environment in which they can flourish, and not be just ransacked by pirates like so many countries?
10/14/2021 09:10
ASHLEY P
I'm not going to read that ^. "Taxation without representation". Look that up...
10/14/2021 09:36
ASHLEY P
When your poor ideas are exposed, you simple resort to ranting about a different topic. That's weak. Weak like Biden. Bumbling, stammering, staring with a blank look weak. LET'S GO BRANDON. Taxation without representation!
10/15/2021 12:58
ASHLEY P
You used about 400 words to avoid answering a yes or no question. Are you a democrat? Yes. A republican? Maybe. Honest? Nope.
10/20/2021 10:52
ASHLEY P
See this short "objective" video.
10/20/2021 10:54
ASHLEY P
See this video. See the 5:55 time mark for a short summary of his claims.
10/21/2021 03:59
FIRSTLAST
You're loopy. When I am actually in complete agreement, yiu call me liar, not politically correct whatever that means. There was a time only 110 years,ago when the ideologies aligned one way, then flipped to the other party. It was akin to a leaning sinking ship and passengers rushing to the high side. A true progressive had set the political bar higher than Teddy Roosevely liked, and so he set in motion this high siding movement. Suddenly, Southern Conservatives of slave holding belief, jumped from Democrat to Republican. Did the ideology of those voters change? No. But the party they claimed sure changed. Today, both parties have ideological problems. The party of small government is purposely using huge government to obfuscate and suppress indtpendent truthful analysis of their take cforbprofit motives most of your neutered federal agencies. EPA fails cto regulate big oil in fracking methane despite this being their core mission purpose. FDA let's Boeing endanger lives by cooking basic science fundamentals on propulsion and load mass center on a pivoting axis, which is why the jets plummet into a uncontrollable dive. Europe has banned many food ingredients solid science has concluded cause cancer in our young, but the FDA fired a research PHD in their data side cwho found these links, complained, and who refused to be suppressed. She went iublic published her findings. FDA was serving corporate big food. That is their mission statement. In all this, the bright light is revealing deep corruption by Reoublicans, against our Constitution, and all you want to do is demonize the other party as being apolitical, trying to find the high side of their core values. 110 years, not much has changed.
10/21/2021 09:06
ASHLEY P
You call ME loopy, then you type this: " FDA let's Boeing endanger lives by cooking basic science fundamentals on propulsion and load mass center on a pivoting axis, which is why the jets plummet into a uncontrollable dive." _____________ THAT is a loopy statement. LET'S GO BRANDON!
10/21/2021 10:55
ASHLEY P
Taxation without a vote. How about when a President of the USofA claims there should be a GLOBAL taxation on corporations? What a SOCIALIST/COMMUNIST. See link to the White House. Get Brandon out of that house!
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