quote: Apple does not own Foxconn. Foxconn was around long before Apple started raking in it's billions. Foxconn is responsible for it's employees well being, not Apple.
quote: ii. Should we bring up the Google offices around the world?? Effective tax rate of 2.4%??http://www.bloomberg.com/news/2010-10-21/google-2-...
quote: Google Inc. (GOOG) -- makers of the world's most used smartphone operating system and the world's most used search engine -- based itself in Ireland and has subsidiaries in the Caribbean and Luxembourg for more tax dodging gains.Google told The Daily Mail that this scheme -- which many would call "tax dodging" -- is necessary in today's corporate atmosphere, as responsibility to shareholders. States a Google spokesperson, "We have an obligation to our shareholders to set up a tax-efficient structure, and our present structure is compliant with the tax rules in all the countries where we operate."
quote: The President's support of Google also raises some eyebrows given Google's clever use of the "Double Irish" and "Dutch Sandwich" (legal) tax evasion strategies, funneling money through Ireland, the Netherlands and Bermuda, courtesy of federal loopholes, to avoid paying federal income taxes on its profits. These strategies reportedly saved Google $1B USD in 2011 and cut the company's effective tax rate to 18.8 percent, far less than the standard 35-40 most small businesses pay on earnings.Google officially raised almost a million dollars for the President's election bid.
quote: All your evidence can be said about your favorites, Google, AMD, etc..You simply are biased against Apple, and to a lesser extent Intel. Every one of your blogs related to either is evidence of that.