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Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953697) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Everything private is cheaper in a free market economy. In a non-free market economy (which is what is set up almost everywhere across the world), private companies can manipulate governments to their advantage by buying influence and thus preventing actual competition.

FDA is there to prevent competition, so is every other law and tax, preventing actual competition creates a skewed market, in which it is impossible to get a true reading on what costs are actually.

Same with any government operation, money is fungible, so government operations are subsidised in more ways than one. Since there are very few actual free markets and that health care is not allowed to operate as a free market almost anywhere at all, comparing private health care in a non-free market and declaring that government beats free-market private health care is in itself a gigantic lie that you prefer to promote, that's your business, but you are not going to fog this issue that way for me.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953659) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

It is a set of corporations, parent corporation and a number of daughter businesses set up to minimise taxes and other types of liabilities. It is what I have to work with in the current environment. I prefer bearer certificates personally, they are a bit difficult to set up today. I prefer it if governments didn't exit at all and there was no such thing as a government controlled corporate charter of-course, given that the world is what it is, I come up with the best way of doing business I can in our reality.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953639) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Apple would exist just fine, government wouldn't exist.

Government shouldn't be protecting anybody in business for any reason, including 'intellectual property' nonsense.

As to murdering and kidnapping - this is a private matter, it is up to any given locality how to deal with such nonsense, personally I prefer completely private security and private courts for handling any criminal activity.

Roads do not disappear if government does not usurp power by oppressing people into submission, roads should be completely private as well.

Gasoline quality and whatever other quality, all of it is up to private brands to maintain and compete upon.

A functioning government is a Mafia and should be understood and treated as such.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953625) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Yes, hypocrisy is amusing, however there is no hypocrisy with a company that earned money in a foreign country not bringing its profits to USA so they can avoid paying those taxes.

As to the corporate charter provided by government - this shouldn't exist.

There shouldn't be intellectual property law - this shouldn't exist.

Free market is exactly absence of government creating monopolies, destroying competition, taxing income and profit and wealth, meddling with businesses, passing labour laws, etc.

There shouldn't be any government and there shouldn't be such a thing as 'limited liability' provided by government corporate law.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953593) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Yes, deficits are bad. Yes, running deficits and adding to debts means higher future payments due to interest on the debt and it means higher future taxes.

In order to restart economic activity debts have to be paid off and/or restructured, debts have to be minimised and deficits have to stop.

Running deficits means taxing future earnings at a higher rate than the current tax rate, that's because debts cannot be accrued forever and it's not fake 'borrowing ceiling' that governments don't care about, it's the real lending ceiling that will be imposed by people who will no longer subsidise your economy with their productivity.

Cutting taxes and increasing debt based spending or inflation based spending is not cutting taxes at all, which is why Bush never actually cut taxes, he increased them by increasing spending.

USA is now the biggest debtor in history of the world and his happened since Nixon defaulted on the dollar in 1971 and the inflation started wiping out USA economy.

Comment: Re:Who has a financial interest in this one then? (Score 1) 37

by Firethorn (#48953587) Attached to: Nuclear Safety Push To Be Softened After US Objections

I can't think of a reason ANYONE would want the nuclear power generation industry to be less safe than it possibly could be,

How about this one: where the increased 'safety' would mostly be theater and cost so much that it would raise the expense of the already known to be far safer nuclear power plants to the point that people burn more coal, which is known to kill hundreds of thousands a year from mining accidents and pollution. That's before you get into global warming.

Germany's building coal power plants to replace their nuclear and satisfy additional demand(presumably at night).

Comment: Re:Regulation, more regulation, only lawyers win (Score 3, Informative) 37

by Firethorn (#48953527) Attached to: Nuclear Safety Push To Be Softened After US Objections

You do realize that it takes a while for cancer to be fatal, right? Generally years.

From the time my grandmother was diagnosed with cancer until her death was less than a month. She had had it for far longer, of course.

Most high level officials/employees in Japan are incredibly old.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953513) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Government provided health care is not cheaper. FDA is not cheaper, government laws and taxes and regulations do not make things cheaper, they either make things impossible or much more expensive than otherwise.

You are full of statistics, aren't you? Private health care, actually private, without government intervention cannot be beat by price by any government health care at all, given that TAX AND REGULATIONS COSTS ARE HIDDEN FROM SIGHT.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953493) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

And then there is a simple penalty.... You don't have a headquarters here in the US you don't sell a product here.... there are all sorts of cat and mouse games that can be played.

Really? :)))) That would make for one EMPTY WalMart, wouldn't it?

Go ahead, think through that once more, you like your stuff that you buy every day in any store in USA? Most of it was NOT made in America.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953459) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Ok, now take your analogy and add the following: if you are constantly eating on 'the tab', while you are no longer being productive, you lost your job, you ate through your assets, you have nothing left and your skills are deteriorating, the restaurant would be full-hearty to keep feeding you there, thinking that you would ever pay any of that debt back.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953437) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Western world is seeing its economies being destroyed and not in small part due to welfare state policies of that world. The government and health care or insurance should not be mixed. Same applies to everything, including military at this point as far as I am concerned, at least if the idea is to keep peace rather than increase violence and murder. The reality is the problem for you, not me, you don't actually pay attention to the reality and the reality is bigger than only health care, it is the entire state of economy and health care is not outside of the economy. I prefer to use private health care specifically because of much better quality and given choices people would take that option, their choices are removed from them by their governments and by the declining economy, which is again, resulting from their government growth and destruction of free market capitalism.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953419) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

You are correct about one thing: there is no way to ignore the system, the only real question to yourself is what are you doing in your life about it, how do you ensure that your losses are minimised in this socialist/fascist nightmare of a system (and I am quite positive things are actually getting better over time, not worse, in the last 300 years markets have been freer than ever and individual property rights have been exercised more than ever before, of-course the last 40 years, since the default on the gold dollar the things went downhill quite a bit in the American and European parts of the world, but they have been getting better in Asia and parts of Africa).

Comment: Re: Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953407) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

I am an individual first of all, I act with my own self interest in mind, that is simply a fact. Everything else is your opinion and it's not an informed one. However I am far away from a hypocrite, I actually do as I say as much as I possibly can, from the way I structure my business to my personal life, I am quite good at following my own advice.

Comment: Re:Double Irish? TAX ALL FOREIGNERS!!! (Score 1) 405

by roman_mir (#48953365) Attached to: Obama Proposes One-Time Tax On $2 Trillion US Companies Hold Overseas

Actually wrong, there are very few places that do not have government hands all over health care, education, transportation, energy, everything. The places where government hands are not elbow deep in these services are rare, but they exist. Singapore has very little involvement in health insurance, there is a basic required minimum insurance and everything else is voluntary. They also have no minimum wage and highest per capita earnings.

Friction is a drag.

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