Category Archives: economic policy

Trump Shakeout: Immigration, Lending

Well, we’ve had five months of the Donald, and, aside from angst among the establishment, I think things are going pretty well. The Trump Bump in growth is happening. We don’t have a healthcare plan or  tax cuts yet, but we … Continue reading

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Our .02 on the Healthcare Muddle

Well, it’s hard to tell what’s going on, because the MSM won’t give out the straight story and the bill won’t come up on my IPhone 7 (must be a communist plot). Our concern is that businesses be able to … Continue reading

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The Season of Treason

This isn’t normally a political blog, but there is some serious nonsense going on in Washington, and we feel compelled to comment on it. First, what were the 12 or so Republicans arrayed on the Capitol steps ticked off about? … Continue reading

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Trump Bump 2

OK, here we go, America. We’d still like to see tax cuts before Obamacare reform (we’ve provided some ideas to Trump), because we think a little profit bump will help more companies than Obamacare changes help consumers, but who knows? … Continue reading

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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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Bye Bye Obama Rules

We thought it would be useful to let you know about the labor rules that are likely to be scrapped under Trump’s administration. Courtesy of Kiplinger’s Letter, here they are: No more employee rights under NLRB…..in fact, we wouldn’t be … 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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