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re: Do you think the POTUS should still be Commander in Chief of the military? - Rex
[quote]Back in the day, the President was usually ex-military and had real military experience.[/quote] John Adams wasn't military. Thomas Jefferson wasn't military. James Madison wasn't military... well, I'm getting tired of this already. [quote]I've been thinking about this lately.[/quote] S...
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re: Travis Etienne RB Jennings High school - Rex
Etienne reminds me of LeBrandon Toefield and Alfred Blue. ...
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re: Jimmy smith class of 2017 prediction - Rex
Holy mackerel! ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
The 162(m) code restriction is easily skirted by the "performance-based" exception, and typically is... These companies would NOT be giving $52 million annual compensation packages without tax deductions. Now crawl away like the snake you are....
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]No sillier than you wanting mommy government to make more laws to restrict free people [/quote] We make laws to restrict people all the time. [quote] or you wearing a dog suit pretending to bonk some POS lap mutt dog. [/quote] I've never worn a dog suit pretending to bonk some dog. ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]I'll step out on a limb and say that it's easily 335 times as difficult and unlikely to be the CEO of a successful major company as it is to go to college, get a degree, and be a worthless bean counter who does what they're told all day long.[/quote] That's silly. ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]Are you insinuating that government should dictate a floor for wages/salaries based on job title?[/quote] Nope. I've already described the legal measure I'd take to discourage exorbitant compensation. ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]But the "problem" is that those highly paid individuals really are valued at what they get paid.[/quote] No, they're not. They're paid according to what they can get away with, not according to their value to the firm. The chairman of Sony in Japan gets something like $1.2 million per year...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]Pot, meet kettle! You provide an unsubstantiated numeric idea as he did, and you get upset at him?[/quote] Say what? My own number was a stated preference; his was an attempt at statistical enumeration that's empirically verifiable. The two are not anything similar... mine was a sugges...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]Well at least you are willing to own wanting to pass a law to frick over hundreds of thousands of high earning Americans just because it "makes you feel good" with no other logical reasoning.[/quote] Hundreds of thousands? Link? frick over? I wouldn't call it that... I'd call it a moral ...
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re: So much for the Benghazi probe - Rex
I'm not finding that in your link. ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]Will you answer Chicken's question of how you came up with the "ten to twenty times" number?[/quote] Sure. [quote]Of course not[/quote] Why wouldn't I? It's the range that makes me feel good. [quote]because your not really here to argue logical questions[/quote] There's no "logic" to ho...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]Right, but the bottom line is that it shouldn't be regulated by the government.[/quote] What, specifically, shouldn't be regulated by government? ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]He who risks everything to kick the most arse should be able to dictate the terms of how the WHOLE thing goes.[/quote] I've already said there should be no income limit for OWNERS. ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]So the guy flipping burgers with a GED should make close to the guy with a masters in business running a multi million dollar business?[/quote] Ten to twenty times is not "close". ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]So the CEO of Exxon Mobil should only make $1,000,000?[/quote] Sounds about right. One consequence of that is that your gas would be cheaper. ...
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re: Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
[quote]what should the number be?[/quote] Ten to twenty for employees... as are CEO's and laborers. No limit for owners. Seriously, I would make a law that any compensation to executives that exceeds ten to twenty times the average pay for that company can not be used as a cost deduction for ...
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Good news. The pay gap between CEO's and Ordinary Joe's is narrowing. - Rex
It's down to ONLY 335 times! [link=(http://www.cnbc.com/2016/05/17/its-a-disgrace-this-is-how-much-more-ceos-make-than-workers.html)]LINK[/link] This is a moral disgrace. ...
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re: About Juanita Broaddrick being "raped" in a hotel - Rex
[quote]First don't put yourself in position to be alone with sex hounds, and avoid them like the plague. They will use every means they can to take advantage of the situation.[/quote] True. eta: And now I've said all I have to say on the matter. ...
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