Monthly Archives: September 2011

These taxes are Killing Me!

  The Boston Tea Party sparked the growth of the American Revolution.  The Boston Colonists objected to the Tea Act that had been passed by the British Parliament.  They believed it violated their right to only be taxed by their … Continue reading

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Tax the Rich…or at least anybody but me!

The nation should have a tax system that looks like someone designed it on purpose.                                                             ~William Simon The Bush tax cuts were enacted in 2001 and 2003. They are also scheduled to expire on December … Continue reading

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THE LIBOR and its’ importance in Economics

London Interbank Offered Rate – LIBOR With all of the economic stability taking place throughout the world it is not unusual to hear discussions involving something known as LIBOR.  What the heck is a LIBOR and why should I care? … Continue reading

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What is a Patriot?

…the true patriotism, the only rational patriotism, is loyalty to the Nation ALL the time, loyalty to the Government when it deserves it. – "The Czar's Soliloquy"–Mark Twain   You know, patriotism is one of those terms that gets bandied … Continue reading

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A Matter Of Persective, And The Economic Hyping Of Professional Sports

     As a young child I have vague memories of an Ebony magazine cover circa 1970 or 1971.  The subject of that issue’s front cover was the $100,000 club for major league baseball players. As best as I can … Continue reading

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