Category Archives: Presidential Debates

Are Capital Gain or Dividend Income Taxes Double-Taxation?

The Capital Gains tax is not double-taxation. How many times have you heard a justification for treating Capital Gain and Dividend Income differently than earned income? Most often the phrase justification sounds something like this: “Capital gain should be free … Continue reading

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$800B Cut in Deductions; Which Specific Tax-Deductions Are Being Eliminated?

How do you permanently eliminate $800B in Tax-deductions? It is possible and it is easy to provide the specific answer. Where are the specifics? I for one am encouraged that we will get a bevy of specific answers over the … Continue reading

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Sequestration – How To Get $1.2T Without Killing Demand In The Economy

Demand is what drives business growth, opportunity and economic prosperity.  Over the past few years, demand has contracted in many industries, yet over the past 24 months, we have begun to experience a slow and measurable path towards real GDP … Continue reading

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Fiscal Cliff Issues Will Be Solved … We Have The Plan

The fiscal cliff will be solved. Stop fretting, my friends because the solution is not only logical, it is imminently doable. The Fiscal-Cliff components are: a). $1.2 trillion in mandated spending cuts to Domestic and Pentagon programs. b). $ 44 … Continue reading

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4 Years Later, Are Americans Better Off?

4 years ago, was America in a better or worse position than we are in today? Let’s be very clear that I am not talking about anyone’s condition suffered under a natural disaster like Hurricane Sandy or any other individual … Continue reading

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Deny-a-saurus; the World’s Last Dinosaur

Brontosaurus, Stegosaurus, Tyrannosaurus; each were Dinosaurs who’s primary function in 2012 is as globular masses full of hot air and gas. These amazing small-brained creatures walked the earth millions of years ago and were the dominant force … or at … Continue reading

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Hurricane Sandy’s Potential Impact on the Election Narrative

Hurricane Sandy’s rude arrival may create an even larger picture of the role of big and small institutions in all of our lives. The narrative had been: It’s all about the economy, stupid!”. Well, I beg to differ and I … Continue reading

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