We make our living in the oilfield industry- and here's what we experienced: The company my husband worked for had tax cuts, then they got taken away - when they did get taken the impact trickled all the way to the bottom on the totem pole.... smaller wages, less hours, etc. which in turn killed our income. The company was having to pay more out for taxes and that money had to come from somewhere - now we know that the execs could have taken a cut in pay- but that's not gonna happen - so it's the ground floor employees who suffer. Which is Main Street...... so, even though it sticks in my craw I have to agree with Exxon-Mobil getting a tax break - because I know how they shift those dollars when they get the break..... What are your thought? Is my thinking wrong? Was my experience something else?
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Answer by PaceMyself at 2:39 PM on Oct. 3, 2008
I agree with the original poster. At Least with the oil companies, they can't pack their bags and move to another country like so many other companies have done to avoid paying such high taxes. I don't know why, but I was really shocked to learn that Ford is no longer an American company, and that you can't buy a large appliance that was made in the USA. Actually, ther isn't much you can buy that was made in the USA!
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