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Tag: Quicken Loans
By JGillman, Section News
This Is NOT Your Daddy's 'Paul'
Some of the ideas are familiar, but limited in ways typically embraced by establishment Republicans.
Rand Paul's visit to Detroit was precipitated by a conference call being reported by the Detroit News. In it, Senator Paul speaks of enterprise zones, with taxes so low as to "bail yourselves out". Adding to this an loosened visa incentive for a flow of foreign "entrepreneurs" into the city.
Paul, widely considered a 2016 potential presidential candidate, said he will introduce legislation Monday to create "economic freedom zones" by dramatically lowering taxes in depressed areas and loosen visa rules to encourage foreign entrepreneurs to immigrate to the city.
So now instead of "jobs that Americans don't want to do," perhaps we will be talking about cities that Americans don't want to live or work in.
I wonder how that would work?
Maybe something like this?
"Mr Chen, you are welcome to stay, invest, develop, and work in our country. However, you are limited to this particular region. If for some reason you are not satisfied there, I guess you are out of luck."Or in other words,
"Welcome to the Hotel Detroit. Love it, or get the hell out of our country.."Right, somehow I can't see THAT happening.
Which of course begs the question of what happens to those who emigrate, and decide to move somewhere a little safer than Baghdad of Michigan? When "loosening visa requirements," it seems that a genie let out is a little hard to stuff back in the lamp. Its hard to imagine 'restrictive' movement placed on those who simply seek a better life, and upon finding out that Detroit is no better than the hole they left, it is highly likely that they will indeed "seek" such a place.
And it seems we have heard those words about foreigners feeling welcomed before.
Go below the fold.
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By Corinthian Scales, Section News
via The Detroit News
Friday's news that the PulteGroup Inc. - one of the nation's largest home builders - will move its Bloomfield Hills headquarters to Atlanta in 2014, prompted immediate public criticism from Quicken Loans' Dan Gilbert.
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The WHORES of the business world don't like the absurd being pressed back with the absurd apparently.
One advertiser, Quicken Loans pulled its ads from the Rush Limbaugh show, wishing to lose the contact between its slutty business model and Rush Limbaugh listeners. In a tweet march 2nd, the Detroit based businessman, generally squishy Republican Pete Hoekstra supporter and Clevelend Cavaliers owner Dan Gilbert called out Rush Limbaugh in a fit of weird moderate pride.
"Due to Rush Limbaugh's inflammatory comments along w/valuable feedback from our clients & staff,Quicken Loans has suspended ads on his show"
I guess Dan doesn't know that Rush was actually talking about HIM.
Its the whores of the business world like Dan Gilbert, who rely on taxpayer funds to screw his employees. Its sports team owners like this incredibly milquetoast Michigan Republican who rely on the public dole to make their dreams of team ownership come alive. Making his existing employees move and commute into a higher tax zone for the sake of a MEDC handout, and owning a team that probably has condemned family homes and private property taken in its development history. Just for money.
What a slut.
Here is some "valuable feedback" MR Gilbert. You have a lot of cash. And folks like you seem to think taxpayer provided money can buy anything.
Go buy a conscience.
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