That was the year the death tax was completely eliminated for one year. The families of philanthropist John Kluge, Texas oilman Dan Duncan, and Yankee's mogul George Steinbrenner made out like bandits in 2010. Unfortunately, 2013 will see a crushing increase in the death … [Read more...] about If You’re Rich, You Should’ve Died in 2010
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Pension reform needs to begin in the public sector. it is clear that a wide gulf between funding and compensation exists. When pointing out the fact that the majority of federal and state public employees are overcompensated, the response is typically that “these amounts were … [Read more...] about What Was Promised and Who Promised It
The Feds are complaining that those experiencing economic difficulties don't ask for a lot of help from....the government. The government assistance website, USA.gov, helpfully and cheerfully reminds us that “Given that only 15 percent of you turn to government assistance … [Read more...] about Feds: We Want to Give You (Other People’s) Money
I have to give Congress at least a little credit here. The U.S. Ambassador to the UN, Terry Kramer, announced this week that there is growing momentum worldwide for a "internet tax" of sorts which would affect companies such as Google who do business … [Read more...] about UN “Global Internet Tax” in the Future?