Though one must convert all output to PETSCII
Please know that we 3 Senator Feinstein. There is no need to smear her. She smears her stupidity all across her face.
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Blaming meat eaters for poor agricultural practices is wrong.
First off, cattle should NOT be eating diets wholly of corn and alfalfa. Cattle are grazers and should by and large be eating grasses and the like. The issue is that we are trying to raise cattle in a concentrated habitat rather than naturally.
Likewise, look at the midwest and all the corn and soy fields. The immense amount of water drained from prehistoric aquifers is unsustainable. Yet, millions of head of bison roamed the midwest. They fed on the prairie grasses, deep rooted grasses that survived the periodic droughts and protected the soil from those droughts. The bison ate the grasses, pooped, fertilized, and created further soil.
In fact, permaculturalists have used this method with combinations of cattle and chickens. In those systems the rate of soil growth can be immense, one older system had to replace their fence because so much new fertile soil was made by the intense but balanced grazing of animals.
It is one thing to say that if we went vegetarian that would provide more food. But it's another to discount how much water we pump out to grow those plants suitable for vegetarians. Versus the ranging of cattle on natural grasses that persist on the mere natural rainfall.
Consider how sustainable meat would be if cattle ranged suburbia, grazing on all the grass of suburbian yards. Suddenly, that cow uses very little additional water....WHEN ITS EATING GRASS!!!
Please note, my yard is green with grass, perhaps not gourmey fancy yard grass, but I NEVER water my lawn. Just mow it periodically. Grass doesn't need watering most of the time as long as it is a grass suitable for your region's natural balance.
What we're saying is that the LAWS need to be re-written so that they can no longer legally pay such a low amount of taxes. And we are sharing this as an example of how extremely poor the laws are, and what a crappy job our government is doing in it's role.
And in Apple's case, they're in very gray territory. Creating a subsidiary company, and then charging it from another subsidiary company and insane license agreement. If it can be successfully argued that those charges are unrealistic (ie: no other company would pay even close to the declared charges) than it in fact becomes fraudulent.
It is akin to me taking an old coat, painting a quick picture on the back, taking it to Goodwill and exclaiming that it was worth $5,000 due to the art. And then claiming a $5,000 deduction on my taxes for my donation. If that $5,000 is an unreasonable value, than it is fraudulent. And I wager that the amount Apple is cross-billing between its subsidiaries would, if investigated show to be a fraudulent estimate of value. And thus in fact MAKE THIS AN ILLEGAL ACTIVITY.
If our governments would prosecute.
Wrong, they cheat by paying millions to buy our elected officials to pass laws that let them legally cheat.
This is akin to paying off the referee. Sure, there were no calls against you. But there should of been.
Because they never bring the money "back" into the U.S. If they did, they'd get hit with taxes. But keeping offshore let's them store it untaxed.
Government has a duty and responsibility to ensure that they are paying more like $40-$60.
Frankly, force corporations to be taxed on a W2. Hey, Citizens United, corporations are people, right? So use the same W2. And those corporations will in fact pay 1000x in taxes than what they currently pay.
That's 30% of profit, but loop holes allow companies to eliminate profit from their revenues. So you'll have a $100 million in revenue, but use loopholes to reduce your net profit to only $5 million, and sure you may pay 30% on that $5 million. But it should of been paid on the entire $100 million.
If I could file taxes like a corporation, writing off my lease/loan payment of my buildings, my vehicles, deducting my utility costs, and many other incidentals. The result is, that I could pay myself a mere stipend of $250/month (my spending account allotment) and you could tax me at 50%, but on $3,000 net profit I'd pay $1,500. Which is a heck of a lot less than what I presently pay for taxes on my revenue.
No they don't GE, barely pays any taxes. Many of these companies bring in billions and pay very very little taxes on their income.
Perfectly legal....not perfectly ethical. There is a difference.
Facebook should just post an alert that reads "It is against Federal law to sell a firearm to a prohibited person. This includes felons, those dishonorably discharged, etc."
And yet I can easily teach a child the concepts of fractions. Not if I use 1/4 or 1/3, but if I cut up some apples. And they grasp the concept readily, because it is a part of their world. Abstracted ideas that are associated with whimsical notation meaning little to them. But their world, they're sucking that in like a blackhole feeding on a star.
The article is saying that we're beating our kids to death with rote math, and not letting them enjoy the math that exists in the world around them.
Yes, but the point is, working with harder problems can be much easier if exposed to the basics early on so that the mind has broached those understandings at its most formative years.