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In this era where having less is the new normal, a persistent question that comes to mind is what will be the price of compassion? In this case, someone apparently did the wrong thing for a greater good. What are your thoughts on this story….
As our tax deadline approaches, its a fair question to ask just who is, or isn’t paying for essential local, state and federal services. If you’re surprised to know that many corporations pay little of no taxes, then perhaps this article will provide some perspective on just how this happens. A worthwhile look…
Most people may have thought that housing market has already seen its worst days. However, persistent emerging data suggests that 2011 will even more difficult.
On the eve of President Obama’s speech regarding the the budget and the economy, Republican House Speaker Boehner has indicated that “raising taxes for the rich would be too muchÂ to bear”.Â He says, “â€œWe donâ€™t have deficits because Americans are taxed too little, we have deficits because Washington spends too much,â€ Mr. Boehner says in the statement. â€œAnd, at a time when the American people face skyrocketing prices at the pump, energy tax hikes are a particularly bad idea.â€
Hmmn, seems to many of us that this has been the only group that isn’t being asked to sacrifice. Real wages have declined for most people, yet the rich have prospered in spite of the economic downturn.It may be a worthwhile look to consider the trends of income inequality n the U.S.: