Daily Archives: November 12, 2012

Bush tax cuts were implemented as temporary from the outset

Should taxes be raised on people making $250,000 or more? David Callahan, Demos Public Policy Center New York City, and Dan Mitchell, Cato Institute, discuss. Here is a direct link.

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Update on the European debt monster

Professor Costas Lapavitsas, professor of economics at SOAS, tells CNBC that he would be amazed if Greece stayed a member of the euro zone throughout 2013. Here is a direct link.

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Tax planning heading into year end

Many of the wealthy have become sellers after this election, reports CNBC’s Robert Frank. Here is a direct link.

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60 Minutes: 3 million open jobs in US, but who’s qualified?

There is opportunity for those who are willing and able to hone themselves for what is needed. Millions of jobs are waiting to be filled, but employers say they can’t find qualified workers because of “the skills gap.” Byron Pitts … Continue reading

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Lest we forget: the fiscal cliff happened from 2001 to 2010

All of the gnashing of teeth and wringing of hands about the need to avert the US “fiscal cliff” in January is dishonest. The truth is that the fiscal cliff began in 2001 when the then Republican-led Congress committed to … Continue reading

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