Originally Posted by brewmenn
Yep. So the discussion that needs to happen is not "should we..." but "how much should we..."
So you feel that business are not paying their "fair share" back to the community. Have you ever been self employed? Owning a small business can be a real bitch sometimes with cash going out everywhere and none going home. MANY small business owners toil extreamly long hours and still have to take money from the household to keep the doors open. For those that have the right combination of skills, location, financial management and even a little luck, it's hard to convice them that they owe more now just because they've busted their ass to get what they have.
What needs to happen instead of the guberment placing the burdon on remaining small business is to make this country more friendly to manufacturing. We need to develope ways to compete in the world economy and get some leaders in office that understand simple economics and financial management. Unless we can cut our ties to China and become self sufficient again, we're doomed.