Author Topic: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.  (Read 2587 times)

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Yup, there was a headline referring to an article in the Business Pages of the Panama City News-Herald this morning. Seems Digitrax is moving its manufacturing to a location in Bay County, Florida, just East of Panama City. Says they will employ ten people and are getting a property tax exemption for ten years.

Too bad I'm not into DCC...Wish it had been Atlas or MTL that was moving here!  ;)

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Re: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.
« Reply #1 on: May 14, 2008, 09:39:53 AM »
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If your county is like my county, the next stop will be Mexico... :(

Whenever a manufacturing plant opens here with a 5 or 10 year tax break, you can be sure that at the end of that term the management better know some Spanish if they hope to keep their jobs.

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« Reply #2 on: May 14, 2008, 10:40:00 AM »
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Yea .. but the Panhandle of Florida is not Marxist like the O'Malley state

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« Reply #3 on: May 14, 2008, 10:47:26 AM »
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Groucho or Chico?

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« Reply #4 on: May 14, 2008, 10:50:38 AM »
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Yea .. but the Panhandle of Florida is not Marxist like the O'Malley state

you are paying my salary, bwhahahahaha
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« Reply #5 on: May 14, 2008, 10:52:23 AM »
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And Peter Franchot just told me how much that was!  Voof!  No wonder you have time to fart around on the internet all day!

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« Reply #6 on: May 14, 2008, 11:06:45 AM »
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Yea .. but the Panhandle of Florida is not Marxist like the O'Malley state

you are paying my salary, bwhahahahaha

I want my money back ...

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Re: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.
« Reply #7 on: May 14, 2008, 11:42:33 AM »
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Just tell them about your layout, they might consider it as a test facility for new products.

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« Reply #8 on: May 14, 2008, 12:33:25 PM »
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I was setting here laughing at the MD people complaining about the state and walk outside to see a $50.00 ticket on my car parked in front of my house - for parking the wrong way on the street.  I swear if it ain't the state it's the locals trying to get your money.

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« Reply #9 on: May 14, 2008, 03:37:52 PM »
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here you can go to prison for not paying a fine when you leave your trash can lid 2" proud.

nanny state! :(


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Re: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.
« Reply #10 on: May 14, 2008, 10:53:05 PM »
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you are paying my salary, bwhahahahaha

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Slow as business has been this year, hope you're not depending on me for a raise this year.

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Re: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.
« Reply #11 on: May 15, 2008, 08:17:39 AM »
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Yea .. but the Panhandle of Florida is not Marxist like the O'Malley state

What's the O'Malley State?

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Re: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.
« Reply #12 on: May 15, 2008, 08:50:56 AM »
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Maryland.

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Re: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.
« Reply #13 on: May 15, 2008, 06:13:45 PM »
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Yea .. but the Panhandle of Florida is not Marxist like the O'Malley state

Wanna bet?? Went to a County Commission meeting this afternoon regarding the establishment of a new Economic Development Commission. Gulf County has a population of about 11,800. Of that number, only 538 are paid employees of a non-government entity! OTOH, 3,000 are prisoners and 800 are "screws".  :o :'(

One of the County Commissioners is a former "screw" who was fired for beating up a shackled prisoner. He didn't want to spend money trying to attract new industry, preferring to place his cronies on the County's payroll. He has run unopposed for years, suppose the voters in his district are afraid he'd beat them up.

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Re: Digitrax on the front page of the local paper this morning.
« Reply #14 on: May 15, 2008, 07:18:21 PM »
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Too bad I'm not into DCC.....

Sounds like you should be now.

Nothing like, "Gee this is'nt quite right, guess I'll drive over to the factory and..."

Talk about service.