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Old 4th May 2004, 02:45 AM   #1
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Default in your country who really is the government

Everybody always talking about bush as a crook.
Well here in Canada The prime minister has close to 40 companies that doesn't pay taxes.They are situated abroad in fiscal paradise island. The liberal government paid millions$ to there friends.
Look what i found about the canadian parliement


Here is a cosy thought to ponder on a cold winter night.
The following information is taken from the Ottawa Citizen
and republished in the Chronicle-Herald Friday,January 3,
2003 D1.
Imagine a company that has a little more than 300 employees
and has the following statistics:
30 have been accused of spousal abuse;
nine have been arrested for fraud;
14 have been accused of wrighting bad cheques;
95 have directly or indirectly bankrupted at least two
businesses;
four have done time for assault;
55 cannot get a credit card due to bad credit;
12 have been arrested on drug related charges;
four have been arrested for shoplifting;
16 are currently defendentants in lawsuits;
62 have been arrested for DRUNK DRIVING in the last year;

Can you guess which organization this is?
It's the 301 MP's in the Canadian Parliament...

What's fishy in your country, would love to know

Daniel
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Old 4th May 2004, 04:36 AM   #2
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I saw a simular run down about the US congress. The stats were almost as bad.


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Those who are too dumb to teach and too lazy to work get government jobs.
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Here there is even more truth to that statement. Half of our government is communistic....and a fair share of the MP's are former schoolteachers

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Default Re: in your country who really is the government

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Everybody always talking about bush as a crook.

What we tend to overlook is that politics is divisive by nature hence Bush is a crook, Chretien a cretin, etc. We are always split up and and shouting epithets at the other side. This keeps the voice of the people, you & I, weak while we bash the crap out of each other. Divide & conquer is not an empty phrase.

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Default Who really runs the US?

Lawyers and tax accountants.
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Everybody always talking about bush as a crook.
Well here in Canada The prime minister has close to 40 companies that doesn't pay taxes.Daniel
paying or not paying taxes should not be a yardstick as to if someone is a crook. We (the people collectively) set up the tax systems and if there are loopholes, everyone should be allowed to take advantage of it.
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Daniel,
That article about our parliament has been written about most every government in the known world. I'd like to see someone back that up some time. For one I don't believe that 1 out of 5 has been arrested for drunk driving in the last year. Nor do I believe some of those other stats that continue to be bantered around. It does make for interesting reading though. That is if you overlook the numbers being the same every year, not to mention when they are talking about another country...

As far as the 40 companies not paying tax. Do you really believe that?
And of what taxes are you speaking?

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Bush is a crook, Chretien a cretin, etc.
Hi Speaker,

Please update to Paul Martin as Jean Chretien is now out to pasture.

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As far as the 40 companies not paying tax. Do you really believe that?

Cal

that's entirely possible and probable. There are theroies as to why (certain types of) corporations shouldn't be taxed.

Aside from that, I personally paid more taxes than Cisco did during one of those internet-crazy years (2000 or 2001 as I recall). and I wasn't kidding.
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As far as the 40 companies not paying tax. Do you really believe that?
And of what taxes are you speaking?

Cal

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the organigramme is in french but i'm sure you can understand what it says.
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