Letters to the Editor

August 28, 2014

Burger King uproar

While there is a growing uproar over Burger King’s plan to move its headquarters to Canada, it is only the latest of some 70 American-based companies since 1980 that have moved their headquarters out of the United States. Why? Not to be unpatriotic, as the president has said, but to make money for the company and their shareholders. They can only do so when they are in a favorable tax and financial environment.

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