I see nothing foolish, my taxes provide, a police force, heath care, education, public transport and roads, energy, water, etc. all of which contribute to a stable society where were business can flourish.
Google takes advantage of the police force, health care (by default fair enough), education, public transport and roads, energy, water and a society that enables enough wealth for people to have a disposable income.
They are quite welcome to move their operation to the Congo or Syria and see how well their corporate HQ runs. I'm sure they will get a great tax rate. Here they can pay tax the same as me.