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Comment Re:Bypass them (Score 1) 136

You don't need constitutional amendments for each and every issue. To need a single constitutional amendment to limit influence of the massive amount of lobbyist and donor cash that has flowed into government since 1980.

The amount influence corporate cash has on the system is the problem that is behind every major problem we have, whether it is health care, right to repair, or massive amount of money we are spending on national defence. The situation looks a whole hell of a lot like we have no representation... that is we have representation in name only. My Congressional rep sure as hell doesn't care about his constituents. It's all about the donor culture now. If we are smart we would working to change THAT.

Comment Re: So what? (Score 1) 472

I am confused why it would COST 2x to the consumer. It's two times the cost of manufacture, but as I have read the manufacturing cost is actually quite low and most of the cost of an iPhone has to do with the premium paid for the Apple name.

2x a small number is often still a small number.

Comment Re:Trump says science is a fake (Score 1) 382

On the other hand, if he can get his corporate income tax cut passed, we'll see a resurgence of manufacturing in the US.


First, you're pushing a myth. The tax rate is high because they get so many deductions, but their actual paid taxes are lower than they every have been. The corporations with the best tax lawyers have an affective NEGATIVE rate in many cases.

Secondly, the only way manufacturing is ever coming back to the US is if the labor pool because the virtual slave labor pool of China, India, and other parts of the 3rd world. If that's what you hope for then screw you, you're part of the problem.

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