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Show Us the Money!

There seems to be some confusion in the Trump camp about whether they should put lower taxes or affordable health care at the top of their agenda. For us, as representatives of the small business community (and we’re on the … Continue reading

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So Just Get On With It

C’mon guys and gals in the Federal Government, and especially in the Senate. Give Donald the people he wants, say what is useful to say, take the votes and move on. The Dimmocrats (Lou Dobbs term) are just looking foolish … Continue reading

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Hail and Farewell

This is an old Navy term that connotes the changing of command, and it’s about the nicest thing I could say regarding the departure of Barry and the Gangsters. Farewell to Little Barry.  Thank God that we only have to … Continue reading

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What’re You Going to Do in 2017?

OK, forget the disasters of the Obama years, other than the fact that we suspect he’s going to be an annoying presence on the US and global stage for some years to come. Worse than Jimmy Carter. But on to … Continue reading

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What to Expect of Trump

The unexpected. The Donald is a good listener, even for a New Yorker, and he absorbs what you say and synthesizes what you say on a topic with what others say. There’s the public Trump, which sounds authoritarian, but he … Continue reading

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The Trump Bump

Happy Thanksgiving to all readers, and with the right person in the White House, it WILL be a Happy Thanksgiving, now that we’ve all been spared from four years of Nurse Ratchet. During our group meeting after the election, one of the … Continue reading

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Trump Victory Shakes Businesses ?

Business has nothing to fear from a Trump administration, but maybe some big bureaucracies do. Continue reading

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Why Trumponics Works

I’m listening to the Donald talk to a crowd in Fletcher, NC and he’s repeating the usual litany of tax cuts and such to revive American business. I thought I’d take out my economics 101 text and provide a few … Continue reading

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No on on 205 and 206?

These are two propositions on the Arizona ballot this November that legalize marijuana sales (although through licensed facilities, which are regulated)…. and raise the state minimum wage to $10.10 per hour from $8.05. All the business press and many of … Continue reading

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Comebacks

OK, so Trump lost $900 million plus in 1995, and carried his loss forward. He kept his people working. No big deal. Most people in business have had a bad year, and carried the loss forward. The tax laws are, … Continue reading

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