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California Forges Ahead With Its Health-Insurance Exchange While Others Dither

State-Run Health Insurance Exchanges …which States are making progress? When did dithering equate to leadership? Never. California is not dithering and is leading the way on State-Created Healthcare Exchanges. As you all know, I am on the board of San … Continue reading

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Put Up Or Shut Up – It’s Time To See The Tax-Cut Details

With only a few weeks to go in this election, it’s time to put-up or shut-up. We must have all the salient details disclosed by those seeking office if we are to make the most informed choices possible. If we … Continue reading

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Tax Loopholes and Tax Cuts; The Circus Budget Balancing Act of 2012.

[UPDATE: Here is a link to a great resource which identifies all 172 tax loopholes/deductions http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-srv/special/politics/tax-code-break-by-break/ As they say in Vegas, now that the cards are on the table, it’s time to place your bets. As a business owner, I … Continue reading

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Don’t Touch My Loophole!

I predict there will still be 172 tax-loopholes (individual and corporate) valued at over $1.1 trillion per year in 2013, regardless of what you hear to the contrary. I say this because if you lower the tax-rate by the exact … Continue reading

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Presidential Debate Result – Tactics and Strategies

Presidential Debate. Tonight, during the debate, I was watching television and I swear I saw Bigfoot riding a Unicorn. I saw and heard comments so fantastical …comments that seemed so unrealistic and so beyond imagination, it was too hard to … Continue reading

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Tax Policies and Redistribution: What Does History Tell Us?

Do tax policies really matter when it comes to economic growth, job-creation, government debt, government spending, and wealth creation? Yes. I believe tax policies do matter and we have history to provide instructive data as proof. Since our progressive tax … Continue reading

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The Medicare Lie Continues

The Medicare lie continued in Tampa. I just finished watching Paul Ryan at the Convention and I remain in awe of the stupidity of a smart man telling a huge lie to so many good Americans. By repealing Obamacare and … Continue reading

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