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  •  I believe it's not just their tax bill (4+ / 0-)
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    white blitz, eXtina, btfsilence, YellerDog

    but they also control their personnel costs by being registered outside the US.  If they were US registered, they'd have to comply with US labor laws, and would in all likelihood be unionized as well. The last thing these fuckers want is a union work force on their ships, because they may not sell exclusively to the 1%-ers, but they're run by 1%-ers who hate unions with a passion.  

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    by jo fish on Fri Feb 15, 2013 at 06:52:09 PM PST

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