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The Left’s Ridiculous
Burger King Freakout

Federalist, by David Harsanyi

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Posted By:Pluperfect, 8/27/2014 11:50:39 AM

Burger King plans to merge with Canuck coffee-and-doughnut chain Tim Hortons and base the company’s headquarters in Canada where it will enjoy the kind of reasonable corporate tax structure that Democrats continue to obstruct here in the United States. And the move has provoked a fresh round of moral panic, faux patriotism and confusion. (Snip for graphic) It’s doubtful there will be much of a real backlash despite much wishful thinking. Most obviously, the majority of fast food customers are probably less inclined than the editors of the New Republic or the petitioners of MoveOn.org to mistake high tax rates

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: Doctor P, 8/27/2014 12:26:08 PM     (No. 9983242)

not quite 54 40 or fight

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Reply 2 - Posted by: harper, 8/27/2014 12:54:13 PM     (No. 9983284)

The Dems sound like some retarded rapist whining because his victim cut his favorite rope, damaged the inside of his car trunk and left him sadistically frustrated. And the cost of all that duct tape....who will pay him for that?

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Reply 3 - Posted by: mickturn, 8/27/2014 12:56:15 PM     (No. 9983289)

The left isn´t freaking out so much about Burger King, it´s the fact that Corporations CAN LEAVE the US and pay less...

Leftists, put that in your pot pipe and smoke it!

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Bazi, 8/27/2014 1:16:02 PM     (No. 9983335)

Upon further investigation, it appears that Burger King is actually owned by a Brazilian group called 3G Capital. They also own Heinz.
Offices are in NYC and Rio.

http://www.3g-capital.com/

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Reply 5 - Posted by: Udanja99, 8/27/2014 1:17:37 PM     (No. 9983341)

I´m all for Burger King or any other business doing whatever it can to save on corporate taxes. I have, however, been boycotting the company for several months, though not for this reason. It was that insane "Gayburger" or "Rainbow Burger" or whatever they called it, that they were promoting in San Francisco earlier this year.

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Reply 6 - Posted by: reilly, 8/27/2014 1:22:51 PM     (No. 9983346)


Bernie Sanders, who had never earned a nickel in the private sector, condemns this "tax dodge". Biggest spender in Congress, Bolshevik through and through.


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Reply 7 - Posted by: MattMusson, 8/27/2014 3:26:41 PM     (No. 9983503)

I disagree. I am a Conservative and will never again set foot in a Burger King.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: StormCnter, 8/27/2014 3:41:13 PM     (No. 9983525)

Burger King is owned by a Brazilian company. They´re not an American corporation.

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Reply 9 - Posted by: keekng, 8/28/2014 8:54:10 PM     (No. 9985176)

Burger King is a publicly held company headquartered in Miami and traded on the NYSE. No idea where the "Brazilian company" line comes from.

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