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Allan Sloan

Yes, Allan Sloan: All Companies Hate All Taxes, And No They Have No Conscience

Martin Luz | Posted 09.07.2014 | Business
Martin Luz

Nations must have larger interests at heart than the narrow arbitrage interests of corporations that act like economic pirates. You can pay the ransom, but they'll still make you walk the plank

The Reaction to Sloan's Bailout Argument

Robert Teitelman | Posted 09.11.2011 | Media
Robert Teitelman

Such is the world we live in. If you operate on the Internet, you deal with the comments.

Confused Thinking on Social Security

Jagadeesh Gokhale | Posted 07.27.2011 | Business
Jagadeesh Gokhale

Is Social Security a program that is independent of the federal budget ("off budget") or one that is intimately linked to the federal budget (the "unified budget" perspective)?

Social Security: The "IOU ... Nothin'" Argument Strikes Again

Richard (RJ) Eskow | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Richard (RJ) Eskow

Employees and employers paid into the Social Security fund for the sole purpose of providing benefits. Politicians raided the kitty to borrow the funds for other purposes. We as a nation have an ethical responsibility to pay it back.

Wall Street and Goldman Sachs Party On

Joseph A. Palermo | Posted 05.25.2011 | Business
Joseph A. Palermo

A criminal gang of rich white guys in New York did some extremely reckless things with the nation's collective wealth, and the middle class got clobbered.