[rescue] Computerfests (was: first real server hardware)

Lionel Peterson lionel4287 at verizon.net
Sun Apr 18 09:59:59 CDT 2004

> From: Nick <nick at pelagiris.org>
> Date: 2004/04/18 Sun AM 04:41:35 GMT
> To: The Rescue List <rescue at sunhelp.org>
> Subject: Re: [rescue] Computerfests (was: first real server hardware)
> On Sat, Apr 17, 2004 at 07:10:34PM -0500, Jonathan C. Patschke wrote:
> > On Sat, 17 Apr 2004, Nick wrote:
> > 
> > > Is that fair?  A single mother making 20k a year pays More Taxes than
> > > microsoft did last year?
> > 
> > I think that's perfectly fair, because corporations do not pay taxes.
> > Their customers, shareholders, and employees do.  Corporations merely
> > collect taxes.
> Why not?  They use the same resources.  They get the same rights.  Why
> shouldn't they pay the same taxes?  They're supposed to pay taxes under
> the current structure.  What's their out?  Why shouldn't they pay taxes?

What? How many corporations have kids in school?

How many corporations need public hospitals?

Can a corporation collect welfare checks?

What specific benefit does a corporation get directly, not through it's employees?

There are some, and Corp. pay some taxes, and that is probably OK.

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