Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Regulations didn’t Stop MF Global or JPMorgan Losses

by Don May 15, 2012

JP Morgan earned a $5.4 billion profit in the first quarter of 2012.  It is on course for making a multibillion profit in 2Q2012 and a $20 plus  billion profit for the year despite its recent $2 billion loss.  Businesses  take risks, and some risks do not work out.  Businesses are at risk daily  as […]

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Ha! And you thought the only “costs” of Government of taxes, fees, and fines

by Skip May 15, 2012

LA Times in 2011: “The White House said those changes alone would eliminate more than 1.9 million annual hours of “redundant reporting requirements” for employers, saving more than $40 million a year in costs.” As if that really is a big solution.Most assuredly, the Leviathan (Government) has grown larger and larger; the 2012 version of […]

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Obama – really pandering

by Skip May 15, 2012

I think this, by Rameriz, says it better than this earlier one; this requires no “evolvement” I guess it is true, what they say about some politicians…. (H/T: Hot Air)

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California – land of fun, sun, & beaches….and $16 Billion deficits, onerous biz regulations, and Democrat control

by Skip May 15, 2012

Especially with Governor Jerry “Moonbeam” Brown now saying that only with higher taxes can California get out of their bind. Umm, Jerry?  Your taxes are already among the highest in the nation…that’s not enough? (H/T: John D)

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Time Magazine’s cover on breast feeding….

by Tim Condon May 15, 2012

 

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What and who are the neocons, really?

by Tim Condon May 15, 2012

So I got into a little contretemps online the other day about “neocons” when someone suggested that I was one, or at least a supporter of one in saying Rep. Allen West of Florida would make an interesting choice for GOP vice president. In response I went off on a bit of a historical rant, explaining […]

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Do Retired School Superintendents Ever Really Retire?

by Steve MacDonald May 15, 2012

Starting in July of 2012, Mr. Irwin Sussman will begin his new job as the Superintendent of SAU#43 ( Croydon-Newport), a not so curious turn of events for a man who recently “retired” after 40 years working in public education in New York State.  (Last week, you may recall, we introduced you to Robert Sullivan.  […]

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