SHAWNEE, Okla. —
Members of a state House committee have voted to increase the legal protection of citizens’ constitutional rights.
Senate Bill 1760, by state Sen. Anthony Sykes and state Rep. T.W. Shannon, would specify that Oklahomans’ Second Amendment rights cannot be taken away during a declared state of emergency.
“While government may assume greater police powers to preserve public safety during times of emergency, the government should never be allowed to strip [...]
Here is the CNN/Money Mag composite list of most profitable businesses for 2008-2010.
: Most profitable
Return on RevenuesReturn on Assets Return on Shareholders’ equity
Industry Rank Industry 2008-2010 Profits as % of Revenues
1 Network and Other Communications Equipment 28.8
2 Mining, Crude-Oil Production 23.8
3 Pharmaceuticals 15.8
4 Medical Products and Equipment 15.2
5 Oil and Gas Equipment, Services 13.7
6 Commercial Banks 12.6
7 Railroads 12.4
8 Entertainment 12.4
9 Insurance: [...]
A friend of mine owns a small landscape business that employs 25 people, all of them legal and provided with benefits (life, health and disability insurance). After meeting with his accountant he has determined that it is no longer profitable for him to keep his doors open. The roll back of earlier tax cuts along with additional tax penalties hidden in healthcare “reconciliation” and the Dodd / Frank financial reform [...]