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Sequestration’s First Victims … Job Creation & Economic Development

Sequestration. Some love it … some hate it. From every bit of tape and print i can find from 2011 and 2012, no one that voted to pass Sequestration ever intended it to go into effect as written. It was … Continue reading

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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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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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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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Obamacare Will Not Be Repealed

What’s next for Healthcare Reform? Obmacare Will Not Be Repealed. I would like to be the first to go on record and confidently make the following statement: “Regardless of who wins the election in November, The Affordable Care Act (Obamacare) … Continue reading

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