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TRUTH TIME: Dispelling the ‘Rich-Don’t-Pay-Taxes’ Myth

This is from Clash Daily.

Mr  Pauwels says in the article that a truly honest president  would thank the upper quintiles of taxpayers for their dedication. 736 more words

Don’t Forget the Consumer!

Popular Economics Weekly

“It’s the Consumers, Stupid,” is an oft-repeated mantra being echoed currently by Internet advocates who want to keep Internet access free. But there’s a more important reason to worry about consumer health. 659 more words

Weekly Financial News

CBO -- H.R. 4194, Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014

H.R. 4194, Government Reports Elimination Act of 2014
Source: Congressional Budget Office

H.R. 4194 would eliminate the requirement for 17 federal entities to prepare certain reports for the Congress.

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Business And Economics

CBO -- What Are the Causes of Projected Growth in Spending for Social Security and Major Health Care Programs?

What Are the Causes of Projected Growth in Spending for Social Security and Major Health Care Programs?
Source: Congressional Budget Office

A CBO blog post yesterday noted that federal spending is projected to rise noticeably relative to the size of the economy over the long term because of growth in spending for Social Security, major health care programs, and interest on the government’s debt.

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Business And Economics

It's been three weeks. . .

. . . and my students have been busy!  Due to scheduling difficulties and high school proficiency exams we have not been able to post our work AND  i’m down to one English class which is a combined Remedial English and General English. 882 more words

Op - Ed Response

Investment Insights Podcast - July 18, 2014

Bill Miller, Chief Investment Officer

On this week’s podcast (recorded July 16, 2014) the subject matter pertains to the Congressional Budget Office’s release of their long-term outlook. 159 more words

Market Perspectives

Lower Health Care Costs Brighten America's Debt Outlook

For years, America’s health care costs grew at an unsustainable rate. That was the main reason America’s long-term fiscal position looked unsustainable as well; Medicare, Medicaid, and other health programs were spiraling out of control. 413 more words