Since Levin is retiring from the Senate next year, here’s an idea: Maybe he could open a store.
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The tone of the Apple story was outrage that one of the world’s most valuable companies wasn’t paying its fair share – no matter that it is operating legally.
Michigan Department of Treasury’s corporate officer liability enforcement threatens state growth.
Word is that Obama’s budget plan, to be introduced this week, will propose limiting individual retirement accounts, IRAs, to no more than $3 million. The intent is to keep annual pension income to about $205,000 a year – an amount that the central planners in the White House feel is “fair”. A side benefit is … Continue Reading →
What makes the city’s problems so hard is the harsh reality of operating a government – any government – in these times.
Much of the public discussion – and most of the questions at Rick Snyder’s Thursday news conference – about the governor’s pending decision on appointing a Detroit emergency manager have concentrated on the political optics of the state intervening in its biggest city’s affairs. The political-media class loves politics, but struggles with numbers. But it … Continue Reading →
Finally, bipartisanship in Washington. Michigan Senator Debbie Stabenow has suddenly noticed – THREE YEARS after she approved Obamacare – that the act punishes medical device-makers with job-killing taxes. Michigan’s junior senator joined 17 other Democratic U.S. Senators and senators-elect in signing a letter to Senate Majority Leader Harry Reid last week calling for a “delay … Continue Reading →
Merriam-Webster defines terrorism as “the systematic use of terror, especially as a means of coercion.” As we approach the edge of the fiscal cliff it has become apparent that one party has moved away from the give and take of political negotiations and is operating much more like a terrorist group. The pattern has repeated … Continue Reading →
Thanks to President Obama’s massive tax breaks for wealthy auto buyers, hybrid-electric vehicle sales in November rose to a lofty 3.5 percent of all vehicle sales — numbers the industry hasn’t seen since the summer of 2008 when gasoline hit $4 a gallon. Electric vehicles are targeted at customers making over $200,000 — and they … Continue Reading →