Breaking News Bar
posted: 8/23/2014 5:01 AM

Where's the patriotism of corporate leaders?

Success - Article sent! close

Citizens, 100 years ago the only people who paid income tax were the very rich and the most they paid was 8 percent. As a result, the majority of the people who worked for them made 20 cents an hour, which amounted to about $700 a year.

Now we have instances of the wealthy and the corporations they control moving their billions offshore to avoid paying taxes. Do they have no regard for the nation or the workers who helped them become successful?

Order Reprint Print Article
Interested in reusing this article?
Custom reprints are a powerful and strategic way to share your article with customers, employees and prospects.
The YGS Group provides digital and printed reprint services for Daily Herald. Complete the form to the right and a reprint consultant will contact you to discuss how you can reuse this article.
Need more information about reprints? Visit our Reprints Section for more details.

Contact information ( * required )

Success - request sent close

If this is allowed to continue this great nation will be bankrupt in a very short time. These people enjoy the greatest benefits of the system. Why aren't they patriotic enough to support it?

Bill Palmer

Hoffman Estates

Share this page
Comments ()
Guidelines: Keep it civil and on topic; no profanity, vulgarity, slurs or personal attacks. People who harass others or joke about tragedies will be blocked. If a comment violates these standards or our terms of service, click the X in the upper right corner of the comment box. To find our more, read our FAQ.