Bill Nuti

Dayton Daily News finally catches on to the corporate welfare BS.

Today, the Dayton Daily News editorial board finally agreed with a position I’ve staked out as one of the primary threats to our society: Corporate welfare. It’s a stunning turnabout for a company that has never met a tax break they didn’t wholeheartedly endorse. The ones for Reynolds & Reynolds, Relizon, Workflow One etc- were Read More

Congressman Turner admits he’s for sale

One of my father’s favorite jokes goes like this: A guy walks up to a starlet in a bar and says “Will you sleep with me for a million dollars?” She says “but of course, darling” Then he asks if she’ll sleep with him for a dollar. She replies- “What kind of woman do you Read More

Tax breaks in Georgia fund new plant and jobs in Brazil

This is exactly why we can’t give tax breaks to corporations in the name of “economic development.” Corporations don’t care about anything, except the bottom line, so the money from Georgia, goes South, way south: NCR Corp. plans to spend about $37.6 million to build a new manufacturing and research and development center in Brazil Read More

Incentives are a zero sum game- unless you are a CEO or a politician

If we were in Georgia we’d be saying, our governor, sure did us a great favor- spending our tax dollars to bring that ATM/cash register company to our State. In Ohio, we have all the politicians saying “why wouldn’t they talk to us, boo-hoo.” Reality: Both States took a whupping. Georgia will find that in Read More

Should Bill Nuti still have a job?

The jobs leaving Dayton are one thing, the driving force for their leaving are another. If I were an NCR shareholder, I’d be looking at this move and wondering- besides the tax breaks, what competitive advantage does moving to Georgia offer. $60 million is chump change to a company that pulls down $5 billion a Read More

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