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  • J.C. Penney: All In Now? [View article]
    I'm a 30 year JCP customer. Johnson had some good ideas and some dumb ones. When I walked into his stores I couldn't figure out what was going on and what was where.... but it might have panned out. I walked into one recently and it was going back to the good old days but with a few of Johnson's better ideas and there were more customers in there than there had been in some time. The idea at JCP that all of their old customers like me were used to was to hit them at the right time.... Buy normally at what they claimed was about 15-25% off and then spend big during the 50% plus off sales.... where they still make decent money and clear older inventory. If they stick to that they'll never be a "star" but they will make some steady money.
    May 8, 2014. 12:35 PM | 3 Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The U.S. Doesn't Have A Debt Crisis: Don't Let It Scare You Out Of Stocks [View article]
    I do agree with that; our defense spending ranges from 47 cents of dollars spent in the world to possibly as much as 53 cents. I tend to be somewhat Libertarian in my political views; even I know that's not only insane it's unsustainable. We have no need of fifth generation fighter technology when no one else has even fourth for example. President Eisenhower warned of all of this at the end of his Presidency.
    Jun 12, 2013. 06:45 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • The U.S. Doesn't Have A Debt Crisis: Don't Let It Scare You Out Of Stocks [View article]
    A fair statement. I apologize for the rancor in my comment. I probably should have said "I think the points in this article are foolish." Truthfully, I'm surprised you guys read these comments; but pleased that you do. I will definitely moderate my comments to be less personal in nature form here out.
    Jun 12, 2013. 06:35 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • The U.S. Doesn't Have A Debt Crisis: Don't Let It Scare You Out Of Stocks [View article]
    You are exactly right; and this guy is a fool. We have 72 TRILLION dollars in unfunded liabilities. Eventually, all this debt is going to cause a crisis. It hopefully won't be a major one like you see in movies, but its going to cause some harm. The interest payments alone right now could fund some major scientific initiatives like in the past; things we need to keep our edge.
    Jun 11, 2013. 12:17 PM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • When Will People Understand Ford's Debt? [View article]
    Actually, cars can be repossessed the day you're late. It's just not reasonable to do so... nor would it be practical or at all profitable.
    May 31, 2013. 09:29 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    Nau: you act as if though Apple paid NO TAXES; they did pay, and they paid through the nose. The belief that our government has a RIGHT to THIRTY FIVE PERCENT of everything Apple makes is ABSOLUTELY RIDICULOUS. And anyone who believes such is foolish.
    May 29, 2013. 09:48 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    Senator Paul did what he did because it was right; our servants DO NOT have a "right" to tax our productivity... the monies we provide them with from our hard work are a privilege not to be taken lightly.
    May 29, 2013. 09:44 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    It's not just an American game... there are countries everywhere that are considered "tax havens" for a reason...
    May 29, 2013. 09:41 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    That is not at all correct. They aren't breaking a single law.... if they were, we'd all know by now
    May 27, 2013. 08:51 PM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    We re not printing money to "buy" anything as a country. We are printing money to pay the expenses involved with 17 trillion dollars in debt and 55 trillion in unfunded liabilities.
    May 27, 2013. 12:20 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    Refer to my comment above. I agree with you guys, but it WILL result in massive layoffs
    May 27, 2013. 12:18 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    And, lets do even more. Let the tax be 15% of the gross, period. No more tax attorneys, no more tax accountants, no more firms lobbying for loopholes. Corporate expenses would drop; legions of lawyers unemployed
    May 27, 2013. 12:16 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    No it doesn't. They didn't haul Apple in for failure to pay taxes; they hauled them in to whine about them avoiding taxes on their successes.
    May 27, 2013. 12:13 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    Amen brother. The more we give them, the more they'll spend
    May 27, 2013. 12:12 AM | 1 Like Like |Link to Comment
  • Tim Cook's Improbable Victory In Washington [View article]
    And that, by the way, is money already taxed. They pay taxes on it as income when it comes in, they distribute to their shareholders, who then pay tax on it again.
    May 27, 2013. 12:11 AM | Likes Like |Link to Comment
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