Category Archives: economic policy

Clearing Off the Desk

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Diary of Wimpy CEOs

Since the Donald was elected, we now seem to have four heads of public companies who have resigned from the Manufacturing Council, presumably because they don’t like his politics. Are these guys nuts? He could use their input on manufacturing … Continue reading

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Tax Reform

Now that Johnny Mac has blown the healthcare reform out of the water until the next Congress, we can get back to subjects we’re more comfortable with on business. The next order of business for the Washington Wizards is tax … Continue reading

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Senate Repubs, Let’s Get to Yes on Healthcare

Good lord, the radio airwaves and the newspapers over the weekend were filled with various opinions on what the Republicans should do on the Senate version of the House bill. There are five Republican holdouts, and I must say that … Continue reading

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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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