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#127 Do They Really Understand? Federal Deficit con't (Part 7)

Scene: Jordan and Sandy, a former business colleague, are having coffee.  The discussion begins Entry #121,.  This segment is a continuation of Jordan’s description to Sandy of a conversation with the Speaker of the House and the Senate Majority Leader, which begins… 794 more words

Societal Issues

Lammam & MacIntyre: Flatten rates, save money

Over the years, the federal government has shown a penchant for muddling the tax system with a myriad of tax credits, deductions, exemptions and exclusions. But tax expenditures — as they are collectively known — recently drew fire from Canada’s auditor-general. 597 more words

Full Comment

Bill Shorten: Being honest and responsible means an end to Hockey-nomics

In the lead up to the release of the Federal Budget Federal Labor leader, Bill Shorten, has said Australia can’t afford a budget that puts Tony Abbott’s job ahead of Australian jobs. 134 more words

Australian News

$50 Billion Budget blowout mocks Govt's "Superior Economic Managers" Claim

Following the runaway success of last year’s Federal Budget, everyone’s favourite National Living Treasurer, Smokin’ Joe Hockey, is staring down the barrel of a $50 billion Budget blowout that will leave Federal finances deeply in the red well into the next decade. 588 more words

Tory MPs more likely to reap gains from income splitting

Conservative MPs are more likely to personally benefit from the income-splitting measures proposed in the budget than are MPs from other parties, a Citizen analysis suggests. 873 more words

National

#126 Do They Really Understand. Federal Deficit con't (Part 6)

Scene: Jordan and Sandy, a former business colleague, are having coffee.  The discussion begins Entry #121,.  This segment is a continuation of Jordan’s description to Sandy of a conversation with the Speaker of the House and the Senate Majority Leader, which begins… 899 more words

Economics

My books are now in the Google Play Store

I use Smashwords to distribute my ebooks, but there’s always been one store that’s been missing: Google’s Play Store. After several requests to Smashwords about the problem with no response, I went ahead and put my ebooks on the Play Store myself. 212 more words

Ebooks