Category Archives: BUSINESS

“Grandpa; What is wrong with collecting taxes on internet sales?”

“Hi, Skye. What is wrong with internet merchants like Amazon to skip collecting sales taxes to states or tax districts they have no stores in? There would be nothing wrong with collecting sales taxes for other states, but the sales … Continue reading

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Birth Rates Decline: “Experts” Sumped

Evidently, the self styled experts do not get out and talk to people very much. I do not know why this report showed up dated July 13. As noted, the birth rate among most American demographic group sis falling and … Continue reading

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What Are The Real Business Killers?

For those thinking about starting their own business in this job market need to be aware of the two major business killers, regulation and taxes. Regulations are not to make the public safer, they are to limit competition and to … Continue reading

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“Papaw, My Boss Is Makin g A Killing!”

Oh, hello, Maggi. You say Mr. Pappas is making more selling hot dogs and soft drinks than he should? Are his chili cheese hot dogs still two dollars? I see. Well, I know Mr. Papppas pays $14,400 a year to … Continue reading

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Looking At The Future –

Looking at the future, I expect the only lasting result of ObamaCare will be to standardize the work week at four seven hour days a week. Many businesses will adjust their hours so they are only open 28 hours a … Continue reading

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I See Obama Is Meeting With Major Companies CEO’s

And in the meantime the small businesses that make up nearly 70 percent of the American economy are – Well, Twitchy has the details of that avalanche. I will have to make a decision on staying open or closing shop … Continue reading

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AN ECONOMIC OBSERVATION

I stayed in for Black Friday. The shopping surveys say Black Friday sales were up 0.3% over last year, almost two percent below the inflation rate. Call it a real 2% drop for talking purposes, with the proviso that the … Continue reading

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WHATEVER HAPPENED TO “HALF A LOAF IS BETTER THAN NONE?”

The sad remnant of the Indianapolis Star says the UAW local has voted down GM’s proposal to keep the plant open. Essentially, Government Motors offered to keep the Indy metal stamping plant open if the workers would accept a cut … Continue reading

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NO ONE HAS ASKED ANYONE IN MY INDUSTRY

The regime says it is asking business leaders to identify specific regulations that they believe are job creating private investment. I did some calling and E-mailing to leaders in my industry. No one has heard a word about it. And … Continue reading

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THE REGIME SAYS THERE WERE A RECORD NUMBER OF STARTUPS IN 2009

The Obama regime is bragging about the number of new startups during 2009. Of course there were. With actual unemployment somewhere above 17 percent, and the schools about to drop a couple of million newly minted BA’s into the labor … Continue reading

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