Freedom of thought
A sign of the times and the direction our once exceptional country is headed are shown by Rutgers University students who protested the appearance of Condoleezza Rice (“Whose voice matters most at Rutgers graduation? #tellusatoday“).
Freedom of speech? Only if it is one of liberalism. Our colleges are feeding this viewpoint in large doses to students, and professors apparently cannot tolerate any other opinions. Wake up, America, before it is too late because this issue permeates our society.
M. Ann Look; Albuquerque
Excellent editorial on U.S. firms heading to Europe for lower taxes. What is also really nutty about corporate taxes is that they discourage companies from creating jobs in the United States (“Pfizer vs. corporate tax code: Our view“).
Jobs not only pay a whole range of taxes, but there is also a multiplier effect of the income and taxes from those jobs on the economy.
For the few cents on the GDP dollar that the government collects in corporate taxes, much more damage is done in scaring away jobs and all the taxes they generate.
If we are going to stem the tide of jobs going to Europe and China, we need to reduce corporate…