Donald Trump has been a really bad businessman over a span of 48 years, contrary to his self-promoted and populist image of a successful businessman.
Walmart, our nation's largest retailer, is cutting some 30,000 part-time employee's health care benefits, due to the rising costs for the company.
The corporate tax rate is a heavily debated topic in this country. And many on the far right and those on the side of big business sight that upwards of a 35% corporate tax rate is far too high a premium to pay in taxes, just to do business in the United States.
There is a lot of discussion (and confusion) over Internet Neutrality, or 'net neutrality' as it was coined back in 2003 by Columbia media law professor Tim Wu.
In the last two State of the Union addresses by President Barack Obama, the raising of the minimum wage has been brought up. Obama urged the nation to vote on and be in support of proposed legislation that would raise the minimum wage from the national level that it is now at $7.25/hour to a more reasonable sum of $9.00/hr in his 2013 address, and $10.00/hour in his 2014 address.
What if I said the welfare queen in Texas or the single mother baby making factory in Chicago aren't real people? Would you be surprised to find out these are mythical people created by Ronald Reagan and the conservative right as they began their decades long war in their never ending drive to paint poor Americans as the real problem? The conservative movement has done a phenomenal
Hyperbole is so often used when we discuss the impact that this President or that President had on America, but that just isn't the case for the 26th President of the United States. Theodore Roosevelt was catapulted into the Executive Office after the assassination of William McKinley in September of 1901.
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|Mon Dec 08, 2014 | reuters.com|
On a March morning in 2011, lawyer Ted Boutrous approached the lectern at the U.S. Supreme Court. Boutrous represented the world’s largest retailer, Wal-Mart, in one of the...
Democratic Legislation that Benefits Businesses
|09/27/10||$12 billion in assistance for small businesses through eight separate tax cuts||Small Business Jobs Act|
|09/27/10||$30 billion lending program created for community banks with incentives to increase small business lending||Small Business Jobs Act|
|03/18/10|| $17.5 billion in tax cuts, business credits and subsidies for state and local construction bonds to stimulate business investment and hiring||Hire Act|
|03/18/10||Tax credits to employers who keep new hires for 52 weeks to encourage retention of new hires||Hire Act|
|03/18/10||Social Security payroll tax credits in 2010 for employers that hired people who have been unemployed for 60+ days||Hire Act|
|04/01/09||Approximately 2.7 million jobs added to US payrolls and unemployment rate kept 1½ percentage points lower due to Stimulus spending||2009 Stimulus Bill|
|02/17/09||2010 real GDP increased by about 3.4% due to stimulus spending||2009 Stimulus Bill|
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