This week, President Obama rolled out a plan to invest $50 billion in infrastructure as a way of boosting job creation, which will be (at least partially) paid for by cutting subsidies to oil and gas companies. Republicans immediately criticized the proposal, with even Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-OK), who typically jumps at the chance to approve infrastructure spending, saying he wouldn’t vote for it.
But many Republicans, at the same time that they are [...]
TOPEKA — Gov. Sam Brownback on Tuesday signed into law massive tax cuts that he says will boost the economy and create jobs.
“Today’s legislation will create tens of thousands of new jobs and help make Kansas the best place in America to start and grow a small business,” said Brownback, a conservative Republican who made tax cuts his top goal of the 2012 legislative session. “My faith is in the [...]
by Ben DeMeter
Contrary to MasterCard’s beliefs, you should never pay for something with your credit card just because you can.
While there are certainly times when it’s a good idea to charge a credit-building purchase to your account, there also many occasions when you should stuff that piece of plastic so deep into your wallet that it will never, ever see the light of the register scanner.
Some purchases just have a way of [...]
The rambling Occupy Boston encampment in downtown has forced the Rose F. Kennedy Greenway Conservancy to call off a food fest long planned for this weekend.
The “Greenway Mobile Food Fest” set for Saturday has been canceled and won’t be held until the spring, the conservancy announced today.
“Saturday’s event was to include 12 mobile food vendors, many of them in large trucks. It was to take [...]
Atlantic Capital Management Special Report: Another Perfect Storm (pinecarr)
Zero Hedge is happy to announce its most recent collaboration, this time with Atlantic Capital Management, whose special reports we will post in the future on a periodic basis. We start off with the September report , which is divided into three parts: Part 1 â€“ The Economy Can Go From Bad to Worse, Part 2 – [...]