Tag Archives: politics

Thanksgiving Dinner Topics To Avoid!

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In four short days families all over the United States will be gathering to give thanks over a delicious meal that will typically include turkey and all of the trimmings! But while this day of togetherness celebrates the joy of family and friends, this year in particular the conversation taking place around the dinner table will […]

Election 2016: What Impact Will A New POTUS Have On The Housing Market?

donkey and elephant photo

Round and round the two candidates for President of the United States go, and who will win next Tuesday we still don’t know! But, whether you back the candidate that’s represented by a Donkey or an Elephant, if you’re in the real estate business the question is what the eventual outcome of the election may have […]

Obamacare: Two Maps Depicting The Impending Decline Of Choice And Inevitable Increase In Price

For any business owner and/or American concerned with the affordability and availability of quality healthcare, the two maps in this article should be very concerning! On August 16 I had written an article titled, ‘Commentary: Politicians And Empty Promises!‘, that focused on the political process and the empty rhetoric that politicians from both party’s spew pandering for votes. […]

Commentary: Politicians And Empty Promises!

lying politicians pandering for votes

Summary: Regardless of political party affiliation listen less to what the politicians running for office is promising, and more to whether what they promise is actually viable or economically feasible! ‘Commentary: Politicians And Their Promises That Can’t Ever Actually Be Kept!‘ Ronald Reagan: ‘I’m from the government and I’m here to help.‘ My Conclusion First: I […]

Government and Fiscal Irresponsibility

Town of Oyster Bay bond rating

Summary: Note to government: Eventually you runout of other peoples money to spend and when the piper needs to be paid the pockets will be empty! And the burden on business and investors of all types to make-up the deficit can quickly become unsustainable! ‘Long Island’s Town Of Oyster Bay An Example Of What Happens When […]

Unintended Consequences Of A $15 Per Hour Minimum Wage!

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A government mandated jump in the minimum wage to $15 per hour sounds like a boon for low-wage workers! But the reality is that it’s likely there will be unintended negative consequences resulting from a government-mandated regulation that imposes a dramatic increase to the cost structure of businesses. First, consider that the politicians who impose […]

Presidential Election: What Would Each Candidate Mean For Your Federal Income Tax Liability! (Tax Calculator)

In addition to many other issues, your choice of candidate in the 2016 presidential election will have an impact on your wealth! Specifically each of the candidates has their own opinion as it relates to the way in which federal income taxes should be collected and on which income brackets that the greatest tax burden should […]

Who Does The Real Estate Industry Want…Donald Trump or Hillary Clinton?

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In politics and business much can be learned by following the money trail from donors to candidates! Of course many (most) firms play both sides of the aisle by donating to candidates from each of the two major political parties but, in the case of the real estate industry, have the major players shown a preference for […]

In Business, Are The Inmates About To Run The Asylum?

For the Baby Boomers in the crowd who are between 51 and 70-years old, remember your first job? Mine was working for a caterer when I was 12 or 13-years old where I would arrive at their cooking facility at around 7AM to load the truck with food, plates, table clothes etc. We would then drive to […]

Forget The Posturing And Political Games, We Have A Nation To Run! (Video)

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It occurs on both sides of the political aisle and I for one, am getting very tired of it all a full 10 9 months before the November election! I speak, of course, of the three P’s! These three P’s (there are likely more) consist of the pandering, promises andpolitical maneuvering that takes place all of the time in Washington. And […]