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Boehner: 'We fought the good fight'
Wed Oct 16, 2013
Why would someone really lie about getting an insurance subsidy. It will be calculated at the end of the year and if your off you owe the subsidy and a penalty as well.
'By the grace of God': How workers survive on $7.25 per hour
Wed Mar 6, 2013
In the end raising the minimum wage won't help low end earners very much. Look at Washington State, we have the highest Minimum wage at $10.19 an hour, and it;s indexed to inflation. When you increase the cost of everything those at the top pay more but so do those at the bottom. In the end they ear …
Obama challenges GOP, presses big agenda at State of the Union
Tue Feb 12, 2013
He hit the ball out of the park. Only thing was they were using a whiffle ball and Biden was the pitcher.
Hadiya's mom: State of the Union will be 'bittersweet'
Tue Feb 12, 2013
They don't need new or more laws. What they need is to enforce the ones they have and impose harsher sentences. Stick the gang bangers in jail. It's time to clean up the South and West side of the city.
Cantor urges Obama to work with GOP on 'smarter cuts'
Sun Feb 10, 2013
They can't cut $85 Billion out of a $3.5 Trillion dollar budget. What is going to happen whan interest rates rise and they will be going up as we need to borrow mor eand Benanke's credit card is maxed out. We will go from about $200 Billion in interest this year to about $800 BIllion when Barry leav …
First Thoughts: Elkhart (and America) four years later
Fri Feb 8, 2013
It's a shame that Dems and Repubs spend all day blaming each other. Congress may have created the deficit but we voted for them and they gave the country what it wanted. Americans loved the fact that they could kick the can down the road and enjoy low taxes without paying the bills when due. Now the …
CBO forecasts growing debt even as economy recovers
Tue Feb 5, 2013
There is no way between now and 2018 we will not have a recession. The last one ended in 2009. We've averaged one per 6 years so we're due for a recession in the next couple of years. That'll mess up the calculations. Always does.
Judge: Tully's Coffee to go to Dempsey's group
Sat Jan 12, 2013
Starbucks only wanted the outlets inside the Boeing facilities that belong to Tully's exclusively. They would have rebranded them as Starbucks.
With Cantor opposed, House vote on fiscal cliff compromise remains in doubt
Tue Jan 1, 2013
No spending cuts? The scarry thing about the deficit and debt are the ultra low interest rates we've been paying. It's a false sense of security created by FED policies. I think we averaged about 1.5% last year mostly due to the sale of short dated notes with low coupons. Great short term till you h …
Senate approves deal to avert fiscal cliff; vote goes to House
Tue Jan 1, 2013
Where are the spending cuts?? They are raising taxes by about $60 Billion a year. Now they will spend an additional $500 Billlion next year ($100 Billion to extend unemployment, $150 Billion for AMT fix, $50 Billion for "doc fix", delay sequestration cuts of $100 Billion, Business credits/ depreciat …
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