Monthly Archives: July 2010

Does Character Matter Again?

 Does Character Matter Again? With the investigation of another senior congressional leader, it reminded me of how poorly were served by our elected representatives. They stay in office too long and forget who they are supposed to be taking care … Continue reading

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A Senator Pays Taxes

A Senator Pays Taxes In a surprise development recently a Senator from a Northeastern State paid a ton of tax money that he didn’t owe. He purchased an expensive luxury yacht  from a foreign government and registered it in a … Continue reading

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Tax Increases and Revenue

Tax Increases and Revenue Our government is attempting to raise our taxes because there’s a deficit. Before we discuss a possible tax increase let’s address the deficit. A deficit is when a body spends more money than it takes in. … Continue reading

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Connecticut Get’s It

Connecticut Get’s It New York State’s accidental governor in an attempt to confiscate more rewards of success, has attempted to “tax ‘carried interest’ (i.e. investment profits) of hedge–fund manager’s who work here but live out of state” Think about what … Continue reading

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Jobs

Jobs Where do jobs come from and how much are they worth? What is expected from an individual who is paid to do a job for an employer? What are the costs associated with providing a job? At what point … Continue reading

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Where are the Jobs?

Where are the Jobs?  The government is spending a lot of money that we don’t have in an attempt to stimulate the economy. The problem is very few people in the government understand what does and does not stimulate. Spending … Continue reading

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Taxes and Income

Taxes and Income I don’t like taxes, but I do like income. Income drives taxes. Many in this country earn a living and their income is reported to the tax payer and to the IRS. There is no opportunity to … Continue reading

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